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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wakefield
Town
Woolley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29211
Current location

Memorial Garden
Junction of Molly Hurst Lane and Finkle Street/Church Street/High Street
Woolley
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF4 2JY
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 31884 13090
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross with octagonal shaft, plinth and three stepped base. Bronze Sword of Sacrifice on front face and names on plinth. Stone weathered in appearance but not inappropriate in its setting. The monument is set in a small garden of about 15m x 15m. A slightly sloping site with a stone boundary wall full of mature shrubs that run all around the boundary.
Inscription
WOOLLEY/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ (NAMES)/ WOOLLEY COLLIERY/ AND BRICK ROW/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banks, R J
Bellin, H
Brown, A
Chalkley, W
Coatesworth, N
Croft, B
Empsall, J
Harman, R
Joyner, J
Lightowler, F W
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1999: SURVEYED BY WAKEFIELD DC. DESCRIBED AS SLIGHTLY WEATHERED BUT THAT THIS WAS APPROPRIATE FOR SETTING.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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