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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bradford
Town
Shipley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28658
Current location

Nab Wood Crematorium
Bingley Road
Shipley
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD18 4BG
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 12740 37817
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Seven large bronze panels surmounted by a semi-circular bronze plaque, behind glass and facing outwards in what was a window of the cemetery chapel, which was converted into a crematorium in 1951. In the semi-circular upper plaque are laurel leaves and a crown with the dates 1914-1918. Note: Previously, a memorial cross stood outside the building. This was moved to Crowgill Park, Shipley, in 1951. The cross is recorded on this database as 'Nab Wood Cemetery Cross', record number 28583.
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ "EACH MAN TOOK HIS ALLOTTED PLACE AND DID HIS DUTY"/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acton, S
Airey, F J
Airey, N C
Allen, C R
Appleyard, T H
Ashbourne, J
Atkins, H H
Atkinson, F
Atkinson, H H
Ayre, J
See details for all 634 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 634
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 634
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c 183 cm, width c 183 cm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
Originally mounted in the porch of the cemetery chapel before it was converted into the crematorium.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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