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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shelter
District
Wakefield
Town
Castleford
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
WHITWOOD URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1926
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29205
Current location

WHITWOOD CEMETERY
Leeds Barnsdale Road
Castleford
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF10 5NX
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 41344 24786
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RED BRICK BUILT PAGODA LIKE FOUR SIDED SHELTER WITH WOODEN SEATING ON EACH SIDE AND CROSS ON THE ROOF. PLAQUE MOUNTED ON EACH WALL ABOVE THE SEATS
Inscription
(ON EACH PLAQUE) 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anson, H
Arthurs, S
Aston, T
Atkinson, A W
Atkinson, T W
Atkinson, W
Bailey, G
Baker, G
Baldwin, W
Ball, T
See details for all 106 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 106
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 106
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial
    Order of information: alphabetical panel from 1 to 4
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
History
CLEANED AND RESTORED C 1994 - BRICKWORK REPOINTED / WOODEN SEATING REPAIRED & PAINTED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CEMETERY DEPT WAKEFIELD METROPOLITAN COUNCIL

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