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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wakefield
Town
Ryhill
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29173
Current location

Cemetery Rd
Ryhill
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF4 2DP
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 38789 14443
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain Latin Cross on cylindrical pedestal, square plinth and two-stepped base.
Inscription
THIS MONUMENT/ IS ERECTED TO THE/ GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING/ MEN OF RYHILL/ AND HAVERCROFT/ WHO HAVE PAID THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE/ FOR GOD/ KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ LEST WE FORGET/ "HOW SLEEP THE BRAVE WHO/ SINK TO REST/ BY ALL THEIR COUNTRY'S WISHES/ BLEST"/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brear, F
Brear, O L
Burton, L
Collin, W
Cowlishaw, J H
Crouch, P
Davy, F
Drury, G
Eccleston, W
Ellis, J
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Pink
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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