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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Kirklees
Town
Earlsheaton
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29223
Current location

AT THE BOTTOM OF THE AVENUE OF REMEMBRANCE
PARK
Park Rd
Earlsheaton
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 25536 21276
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE TAPERING COLUMN AND DECORATED CAP. NAMES AND DEDICTORY INSCRIPTION ON FOUR SLATE TABLETS PLACED ON THE SIDES. THREE FURLED FLAGS CARVED IN RELIEF ON THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE OF THE COLUMN, BELOW WHICH ARE THE WORDS "HONOUR". WITH WREATH CARVED IN RELIEF AT THE TOP OF THE COLUMN. WORDS "LOVE" INSCRIPTED BELOW NAMES ON THE COLUMN SIDE TO THE RIGHT OF "HONOUR" SIDE.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF/ EARLSHEATON/ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR/ LIVES THROUGH THE/ GREAT WAR/ "THEIR PORTION IS WITH THE ETERNAL 1914 - 1918. HONOUR 3 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ LOVE 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ DUTY 12 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ SACRIFICE
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Airey, W
Armitage, E
Bailes, R
Bailey, J
Barber, J
Batley, L
Bedford, C H
Berry, W
Bingham, G
Blackburn, J
See details for all 122 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 122
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 122
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname and initials of Christian name
    Order of information: surname first
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Column
    Measurements: height 12FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1990: THE MEMORIAL HAD BEEN VANDALISED AND THE NAMES REMOVED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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