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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Bradford
Town
Menston
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29089
Current location

Kirklands Community Centre
Main St,
Menston
Bradford
West Yorkshire
LS29 6LF.
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 17232 43727
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Garden of remembrance with dedicatory plaque mounted onto a stone set within a flower bed. Inscription in relief.
Inscription
THIS GARDEN WAS LAID OUT/ BY THE PEOPLE OF MENSTON/ TO COMMEMORATE THE MEN FROM/ THE VILLAGE WHO DIED IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beanland, Henry
Boyd, William E
Brayshaw, Bernard
Breare, Barrie
Brown, Albert Edward
Bull, Dudley
Colley, Harry Gordon
Dale, Lawrence W F
Hudson, Herbert
Jennings, Jeffrey
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 500MM, width 690MM
    Materials: Copper
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
APRIL 1985: THE PLAQUE WAS MOVED FROM IT ORIGINAL LOCATION IN AN UNFENCED GRASSY AREA AS IT WAS BEING DEFACED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BRADFORD CORPORATION

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