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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Leeds
Town
Wetherby
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR ROBERT THOMPSON OF KILBURN (Wood Carver)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22242
Current location

ST JAMES CHURCH
Church St
Wetherby
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS22
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 404 484
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WW1 BRONZE PLAQUE WITH WW2 WOODEN BOARD ADDED BELOW IT ?ST GEORGE AT THE TOP
Inscription
UPPER PLAQUE: PRO DEO PRO PATRIA / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND / IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR / KING AND COUNTRY 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) / THESE HID THE WORLD AWAY / POURED OUT THE RED SWEET WINE OF YOUTH / GAVE UP THE YEARS TO BE LOWER BOARD: THESE ALSO GAVE THEIR LIVES / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adkin, A J
Alexander, H W
Atack, G
Backhouse, H
Barton, P
Binge, T
Brown, O
Burnside, G A
Burnside, G A
Bygrave, E W
See details for all 54 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 69
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 69
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 8FT, width 4FT 6IN
    Materials: Bronze
  • Board
    Measurements: height 2FT 6IN, width 4FT 6IN
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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