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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Bradford
Town
Riddlesden
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
TOM MOORE (Builder)
MOORE AND CRABTREE (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 31st August 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Opened
    Date: 7th February 1920
    Attended by: Mr H.S.Clough of Riddlesden,
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28559
Current location

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WAR MEMORIAL INSTITUTE
Scott Lane
Riddlesden
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD20 5BU
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 07572 42486
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
This is a War Memorial Institute built as a community hall in 1919 to commemorate the local men who did not return from WW1. WAR MEMORIAL INSTITUTE CONTAINING BILLIARD ROOM, READING ROOM AND KITCHEN. FOUR TENNIS COURTS ARE OUTSIDE. ENGRAVED FOUNDATION STONE BENEATH THE WINDOW. VARNISHED BOARD HANGS INSIDE WITH A SEPARATE FRAMED ROLL OF HONOUR. TWO TABLETS WITH THE NAMES OF CASUALTIES FOR WW1 AND WW2 MOUNTED INSIDE.
Inscription
(ABOVE DOOR) 1914 MEMORIAL INSTITUTE 1919 (STONE UNDER MAIN WINDOW) THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (NAMES) (BOARD INSIDE) RIDDLESDEN/ WAR MEMORIAL INSTITUTE/ 1914 - 1918/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" WORLD WAR TWO 'We Shall Remember Them' (ROLL OF HONOUR) RIDDLESDEN WAR MEMORIAL INSTITUTE/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ (NAMES)/ ALL THE ABOVE DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY DURING/ THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND THEIR NAMES APPEAR ON A PLAQUE/ INSIDE THE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE RIDDLESDEN. A TOTAL OF SOME 300/ ARE RECORDED INSIDE THE LOCAL CHURCH, ST MARY THE VIRGIN, RIDDLESDON./ THIS WAS RECORDED BY THE DUKE OF WELLINGTONS REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION/ (KEIGHLEY BRANCH) (BOARD INSIDE) IN MEMORY OF THE RIDDLESDEN MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR/(NAMES)/WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bartram, N
Beanlands, A
Beecroft, D
Binns, C
Bradley, R.w.h
Brady, F
Burnett, Th
Carter, P
Coates, W
Cope, E.v
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2012: Two replacement stone tablets added. One with the names of the 17 WW1 casualties and one with the names of the 24 WW2 casualties. The original WW1 foundation stone which bore the names had become very weathered.
Costs

Comments: £1,600, of which £700 had been raised for Billiard Room, Reading Room and Kitchen.
Memorial: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Keighley News 18-JUNE-1921 06-SEPT-1919

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