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Memorial details

Memorial type
Fountain
District
Wakefield
Town
Featherstone
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29134
Current location

116B
Memorial Garden
Station Lane
Featherstone
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF7 6EG
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 42442 20575
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Drinking fountain with basin and inscribed pediment, inscription flanked by two columns and surmounted by pyramidal pediment. A rectangular plaque which framed on the plinth, dedicated to the members of Lord Masham workforce.
Inscription
880 MEN/ LEFT US AT/ THE CALL OF DUTY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THIS FOUNTAIN/ IS ERECTED BY US/ THE OWNER AND EMPLOYEES OF/ THE ACKTON HALL COLLIERY/ AS A REMINDER OF/ OUR COLLEAGUES AND THE/ GRATITUDE WE OWE THEM Plaque: THIS DRINKING FOUNTAIN WAS PRESENTED BY JOHN CUNLIFFE LISTER/ (LORD MASHAM) DIRECTLY AFTER WORLD WAR ONE. TO HONOUR THE/ MEMBERS OF HIS WORKFORCE WHO FOUGHT IN THE/ 1914-1918 WAR./ (See picture)/ SUNDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2008, MARK CUNLIFFE LISTER (LORD MASHAM)/ COMMEMORATED THIS DRINKING FOUNTAIN/ IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, E
Adamson, J
Adey, N
Allen, J
Allen, W B
Allington, C
Appleby, E E
Appleyard, H
Appleyard, S
Ashall, R
See details for all 433 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Fountain
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate

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