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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Harrogate
Town
Colsterdale
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Regimental Memorials
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th September 1935
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29564
Current location

Breary Banks
Colsterdale
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG4 4LX
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 15572 80094
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large stone cairn bearing bronze plaque with inscription and Arms of the City of Leeds. Wooden surrounding fence to which Memorial WMR 76524 is attached.
Inscription
1914 1918/ THIS CAIRN WAS ERECTED BY THE/ SURVIVORS, RELATIVES AND FRIENDS OF THE/ 15TH BATT. WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT (LEEDS "PALS")/ TO MARK THE SITE OF THE FIRST CAMP (SEPTEMBER 1914)/ AND IS DEDICATED TO ALL WHO SERVED IN THE BATTALION/ UNVEILED SEPT 28TH 1935
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aaron, Arthur
Abbiss, A
Abrahams, S
Acheson, James H
Ackroyd, L
Ackroyd, M
Ackroyd, Matthew
Adams, Charles
Adgie, Cecil
Ainley, J H
See details for all 2392 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth C 3FT, height C 15FT, width C 3FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Memorial to the 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (The Leeds Pals)
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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