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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Leeds
Town
Morley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Animal Memorials, First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Maker
Melanie Wilks
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14th April 2011
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61593
Current location

Dartmouth Park
St Andrews Avenue
Morley
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS27 0JX
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 25588 27291
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone of Remembrance with sculpted relief of a horse, dog, cat and birds on front and rear face. The Stone is set in a circular garden. To the front and rear are two ground laid tablets bearing inscriptions.
Inscription
Tablet 1: The Dartmouth Park Animal Memorial/ Unveiled by/ Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire/ Dr Ingrid Roscoe/ 14 April 2011/ Commissioned by Morley Murals Committee/ Sponsored by Marshalls Stone Howley Park Quarry/ Cramscene/ Forever Thoughts Monumental Masons/ Michael Oates Builders/ Generous Support of the People of Morley/ Morley Remembers All, Human and Non-Human who served for/ our freedom. Tablet 2: Worthy of Recognition/ "Life in any form is our perpetual responsibility"/ Rev S Cadman-Parkes/ "To love unconditionally, to serve unquestionably/ To trust beyond endurance./ Bearing no malice loyal and protective/ They work, play, live, share, enrich,/ fight and die for us and with us, asking little in return./ They are the animals./ Oh that man could live by this creed also."/ Julie Taylor-Radcliffe/ "I've often thought that worse than dying in a war, is to be forgotten"/ John Burnam Vietnam Veteran and Scout Dog Handler/ NON OMNIS MORIAR/ 2011/ Forever Thoughts Ltd
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Animal Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 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
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Stone was donated by a local quarry.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Borough Parks Dept
Reference

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