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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bradford
Town
Menston
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28603
Current location

St John the Divine
Burley Lane
Menston
Bradford
West Yorkshire
LS29 6EX
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 16835 44026
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Very elaborate wall monument contain four columns of those whom served. Set into the centre is a plaque with the names of those who fell. Central plaque is surmounted by elaborate carved crown supported by winged angels Large rectangular tablet with dentil pediment and and four columns, the centre two surmounted by two angels. The outer tablets have the names of those who served in black lettering while the central plaque has the names of the fallen with two wreaths and a latin cross at the top.
Inscription
(Top of memorial) ROLL OF HONOUR/ A REGISTER OF THOSE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO LEFT THEIR HOMES FIGHTING/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE ARMY OR NAVY IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914 - 1918 (Bronze plaque) THESE ARE THE MEN/ WHO DIED/ GLORY AND PEACE BE THEIRS/ (Names)/ REQUISCANT IN PACE (Left-hand columns)/ LIST OF THOSE SERVED AUGUST 4TH 1914/ NOVEMBER 11th 1918/ (Names) (Right-hand column) NURSES/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, J A
Ackroyd, J W
Anderson, J
Anderson, R
Armitage, H
Armstrong, J D
Atkinson, F
Ayrton, B
Badland, T
Baker, E
See details for all 336 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 377
    Served and returned: 327
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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