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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Leeds
Town
Allerton Bywater
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29218
Current location

JUNCTION OF STATION RD AND MAIN ST
Main Street
Allerton Bywater
Leeds
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 420 270
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
MALTESE STYLE CROSS SURMOUNTING TALL HEXAGONAL COLUMN, PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE. SET IN SMALLKEVATED FLOWER BED SURROUNDED BY A LOW STONE WALL SMALL BRONZE ANGEKLS MOUNTED ON OPPOSING FACES, ONE HOLDING A WREATH AND THE OTHER A SWORD
Inscription
DEDICATED/ TO THE/ HEROIC MEN/ FROM THE PARISH/ OF/ ALLERTON/ BYWATER/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ RESURGAM/ ERECTED BY/ PARISHIONERS/ 1920/ (NAMES)/ FREEDOM/ VICTORY/ MERCY/ JUSTICE/ HONOUR/ PEACE/ ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ ALSO IN MEMORY OF WORKINGMEN AT ALLERTON BYWATER/ COLLIERIES WHO WERE RESIDING OUTSIDE THE PARISH/ (NAMES)/ REVERENCE THIS MONUMENT AND REMEMBER/ THE GLORIOUS DEAD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, C O
Addinall, J R
Armitage, C W
Ash, A W
Auckland, W
Baldwin, J
Barker, W
Beever, D
Bellamy, W
Bickerdike, A
See details for all 147 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 147
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 147
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

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