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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Bradford
Town
Denholme
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1922
    Attended by: COL SUGDEN CMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28864
Current location

FOSTER PARK
Parkinson Rd
Denholme
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD13
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 072 339
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, PEDESTAL AND FIGURE OF A SERVICEMAN STANDING WITH ARMS REVERSED. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDE OF THE PEDESTAL AND NAMES ON CAST BRONZE PANELS. ADDITIONAL METAL PLAQUE FOR WW2 ADDED TO THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE STANDS ON A LOW GRASS MOUND WITH PAVED PATH LEADING TO IT
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN HONOUR/ AND/ EVERLASTING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ DENHOLME/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE/ IS NOT TO DIE/ THIS TABLET WAS ADDED TO THE CENOTAPH IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF DENHOLME WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashby, William E
Balmforth, Tom
Bell, John
Birch, Percy
Bradley, Tom
Clay, Tom
Driver, A Archer
Elliot, Charles
Foster, Arthur
Green, John
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 56
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: forename,surname
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 1850MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Base
    Measurements: height 2550MM, width 1440MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • FIRST AND SECOND WORLD WAR MEMORIAL, APPROXIMATELY 100 METRES SOUTH-EAST OF BANDSTAND
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Site: £700

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

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