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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Bradford
Town
Tong
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS B WATSON AND SONS (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 07th November 1923
    Attended by: Bishop of Bradford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28515
Current location

In Cemetery near entrance at junction of Tong St and Toftshaw Lane
Tong Cemetery
Tong St
Tong
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD4 6NA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 19520 29954
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Figure of a tommy resting on arms reversed on rectangular granite plinth with five stepped base. Wreath and ribbon on front face of base.
Inscription
TONGS TRIBUTE/ IN HONOUR/ OF THE MEN WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ "SO THEY PASSED OVER,/ AND THE TRUMPET SOUNDED/ FOR THEM ON THE OTHER SIDE" (SIDES) (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Edward
Anderson, William F
Armitage, Wilfred
Barnes, Percy
Baxendale, Arthur J
Beanland, Arthur E
Beckett, John W
Benton, Maurice
Bolton, Squire
Bond, George
See details for all 133 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 133
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 133
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
SOME WEATHERING (JANUARY 1988)
Costs

Memorial: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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