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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Bradford
Town
Cross Roads
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 July 1921
    Attended by: Major AB Clarkson, DSO, MC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16 July 1921
    Attended by: Rev J Wood, vicar of St James’s Church
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28741
Current location

In Veterans Hut overlooking Bowling Green in Cross Roads
Veterans Hut
Cross Roads Park
A629
Cross Roads
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD22 9BL
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 04576 37754
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
In a Veterans hut of a Recreation Ground with tennis courts, bowling greens and childrens playing field. Overlooking bowling green in Cross Roads Park. Dedicatory wall-mounted tablet with incised black lettering set within hut in glass-panelled alcove. Made of local stone, and forms the centre piece of the hut.
Inscription
LEES, CROSS ROADS AND BOCKING/ 1914 1918/ WAR MEMORIAL/ (Names)/ THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, William
Aldersley, W E
Alderson, J
Ambler, G R
Ambler, W
Aplin, F
Armstrong, W
Ashton, R
Aspinall, A
Atkinson, A W
See details for all 257 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 256
    Served and returned: 217
    Died: 39
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £200
Comments: Mill owner Thomas Henry Haggas gave the land, 14,518 yards. A further 3,690 square yards was purchased for £200 by the war memorial committee. The memorial includes all the recreation ground, with tennis courts, bowling greens and childrens playing fields.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Keighley News, 23 July 1921. Report

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