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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Wakefield
Town
Crofton
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29130

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Current location

PROMINENT ROADSIDE LOCATION
SMALL WALLED GARDEN
Doncaster Road
Crofton
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 370 180
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PLAIN SQUAT OBELISK IN BLACK MARBLE ON FOUR STEPPED SQUARE BASE
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ KILLED/ (NAMES)/ OVERSEAS SERVICE/ (NAMES)/ HOME SERVICE (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackley, G
Alexander, J
Alexander, W
Allen, J
Allen, R L
Amery, J
Anslow, W
Askey, A
Atkinson, A
Atkinson, E
See details for all 327 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 327
    Served and returned: 274
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: rank,surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
SURVEYED BY WAKEFIELD DC, 28 APRIL 1999. GARDEN DESCRIBED AS "NOT VERY WELL MAINTAINED"
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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