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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Harrogate
Town
Harrogate
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29720
Current location

Valley Gardens
Valley Drive
Harrogate
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG2 0JJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 29999 54999
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial calvary with pitched roof mounted on sqauer plinth. Two-stepped circular base. Reliefs around each side of plinth include war scenes from each of the services; soldier in trench, nurse tending soldier, naval gun crew in action, airmen.
Inscription
THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY THE EX-SERVICEMEN OF HARROGATE/ TO THE EVERLASTING AND GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THEIR FALLEN COMRADES 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
Date unknown: letter to the Harrogate Herald highlighted the fact that the memorial was becoming overgrown by the surrounding shrubbery. Harrogate council ground staff and cadets from the Army foundation college at Pennypot helped clear the area.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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