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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Wakefield
Town
South Hiendley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29181

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Current location

by the river bridge and church
Main Street
South Hiendley
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
S72 9BU
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 39760 12467
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SHORT PILLAR ON TWO STAGE PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE. REPRESENTATIONS OF SWAGS AND DRAPERY AROUND THE TOP OF THE PILLAR
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ "LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER/ SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES/ BE NOT FORGOTTEN."/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ THEY NOBLY ANSWERED DUTY'S CALL/ LEST WE FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boyd, M B P
Bradbury, N
Burton, G
Dunhill, T O
Gartenfield, H G
Godley, L
Harwood, J
Hayton, W R
Holmes, J E
Jackson, R
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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