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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Leeds
Town
Great Preston
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27547
Current location

Preston Lane
Great Preston
Leeds
West Yorkshire
WF10 2HE
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 40213 29339
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PLAIN OBELISK ON THREE STEP BASE, SET IN SMALL WALLED GARDEN
Inscription
BOWERS ALLERTON/ GREAT PRESTON/ AND HOLLINGHURST/ DISTRICTS/ WAR MEMORIAL/ TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ FROM THESE DISTRICTS/ ALSO/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, Ernest
Booth, Charles
Brook, Ted
Butterworth, William
Collinson, Hayon
Cooper, Abraham
Cooper, Jack
Cooper, Lawrence
Elsworth, Fredrick W
Fisher, Richard
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

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