© WMR-28482

Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Bradford
Town
Greengates/Apperley Bridge
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS, MESSRS JEPTHA THORNTON AND SONS, MR ERNEST WRIGHT
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 05th November 1921
    Attended by: LT COL ALDERMAN ANTHONY GADIE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 05th November 1921
    Attended by: ARCHDEACON OF BRADFORD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28482
Current location
  • Garden of Remembrance
    Junction of A657 and A658 (Harrogate Road and New Line)
    Greengates/Apperley Bridge
    Bradford
    West Yorkshire
    BD10 9AR
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 19023 37282
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
WINGED BRONZE FIGURE (VICTORY OR PEACE) DRESSED IN ROBES SURMOUNTS STONE SPHERE. SPHERE HAS LAUREL GARLANDS IN RELIEF AT BASE. SPHERE STANDS ON STONE COLUMN. COLUMN BEARS WW1 INSCRIPTION AND BRONZE PLAQUES (stolen, replaced with plastic plaques). COLUMN SURMOUNTS STONE BASE WHICH BEARS WW2 INSCRIPTION AND NAMES ON BRONZE PLAQUES. CARVED AT TOP OF COLUMN; FREEDOM, HONOUR, JUSTICE, PEACE. TWO SMALL SEPARATE DIAMOND SHAPED STONES IN FRONT HAVE BRONZE PLAQUES REFERRING TO THE SERVICES OF 1923 AND 1928
Inscription
IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ GREENGATES/ AND/ DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (NAMES) IN/ COMMEMORATION/ OF THE TRIBUTE PAID BY/ H.R.H./ THE PRINCE OF WALES/ WHO PLACED A WREATH HERE/ MAY 30 1923/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF GREENGATES, APPERLEY BRIDGE/ AND DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919 IN/ COMMEMORATION/ OF THE TRIBUTE PAID BY/ H.R.H. THE DUKE AND/ DUCHESS OF YORK/ WHO PLACED A WREATH ON/ THIS MEMORIAL/ APRIL 23RD 1928/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF MEN/ OF GREENGATES/ APPERLEY BRIDGE AND DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919. ON BASE: ALSO/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF GREENGATES/ AND DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 80
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 80
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
Listing information
  • GREENGATES WAR MEMORIAL IN GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
The WW1 Bronze plaques were stolen c1996, and replaced with the current plastic plaques
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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