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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wakefield
Town
Walton
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29193
Current location

BESIDE MAIN ROAD THROUGH THE VILLAGE
Walton
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 330 170
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TALL CELTIC STYLE CROSS ON TAPERING PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE. SET ON ELEVATED ROADSIDE PLATFORM
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF WALTON WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ 1914 - 1919/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amos, A
Atkinson, R E
Broadhead, J
Clarke, E F
Creswick, W B
Elsey, G R
Lumb, J
Marshall, T
Melly, R E
Osburn, R
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
SURVEYED BY WAKEFIELD DC, 28 APRIL 1999. IMPROVEMENTS TO SITE ONLY RECOMMENDED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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