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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Pontefract
Town
Featherstone
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Non-Specific Conflict
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 5th October 2008
    Attended by: Sixth Baron St Oswald
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70367
Current location

116B
Station Lane
Featherstone
Pontefract
West Yorkshire
WF7 6EG
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 42439 20551
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Garden enclosed by wall with plaques panelling which mounted on the wall. There are total eleven panels in the garden which inscribed WW1, WW2 and other conflicts causalities, one panel inscribed the list of donors. Craved lettering in black. Inside the garden, there are wreaths on the bench where in front of panels and the black steel double garden gate features golden arrow shape top, inscribed the name of the memorial garden.
Inscription
Gate: MEMORIAL GARDENS/ FEATHERSTONE AND DISTRICT/ MEMORIAL GARDENS 1st Panel: TO HONOUR THE MEN OF FEATHERSTONE AND/ DISTRICT WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN TWO WORLD/ WARS AND OTHER CONFLICTS./ THE FIRST WORLD WAR/ (Names) 2nd Panel: (Names) 3rd Panel: (Names) 4th Panel: FEATHERSTONE WAR MEMORIAL/ GARDEN GROUP COMMITTEE/ (Names)/ DONORS/ ALL ARMED FORCES INCLUDING/ ROYAL NAVY, ARMY, AIRFORCE/ MINISTRY OF DEFENCE/ RED ARROWS/ (Names) 5th Panel: (Names) 6th Panel: (Names) 7th Panel: (Names 8th Panel: (Names) 9th Panel: THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ (Names) 10th Panel: (Names) 11th Panel: OTHER CONFLICTS/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, E
Adamson, J
Allen, J
Allen, Wb
Allington, C
Appleyard, H
Appleyard, S
Atkinson, Wa
Axup, Jw
Bagshaw, W
See details for all 317 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 352
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 352
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, rank and regiment
    Order of information: regiment, rank, surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, rank and regiment
    Order of information: regiment, rank, surname
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, reigment, surname, initial
    Order of information: Reigment, surname, initial, rank
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Steel
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stainless Steel
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Details: All armed forces including Royal Navy, Army, Airforce, Ministry of Defence, Red arrows.
Responsibility
Featherstone War Memorial Garden Group Committee
Reference

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