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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Leeds
Town
Guiseley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29251
Current location

JUNCTION OF TOWN GATE AND OXFORD ST OLD MARKET PLACE
Town Gate
Guiseley
Leeds
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 194 443
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SEMI CIRCULAR, PAVED MEMORIAL GARDEN AREA WITH THE OLD MARKET CROSS AND STOCKS SET IN THE CENTRE. PLAQUES FOR BOER WAR, WW1 AND WW2 SET ON STONE WALLS FLANKING STEPS TO THE REAR.
Inscription
(PLAQUE 1) 1899/ THIS TABLET/ WAS ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF/ GUISELEY/ TO COMMEMORATE THE SERVICES/ RENDERED BY THE UNDERMENTIONED/ N.C.O.S AND MEN/ WHO LEFT GUISELEY TO SERVE IN/ SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899 - 1902/ REGULARS/ (NAMES)/ YEOMANRY/ (NAMES)/ VOLUNTEERS/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED APRIL 1904 (PLAQUE 2) 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) (PLAQUE 3) 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Airton, Charles
Airton, Norman
Andrews, Ernest
Appleby, Arthur L
Armitage, Percy
Ascough, Clarence
Baxter, Arthur
Bell, Fred
Bilton, Stewart M
Bolton, William
See details for all 152 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 20
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 151
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 151
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 63
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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