United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

WETHERBY

Our Ref: 2096

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Address

BOSTON RD
WETHERBY
WEST YORKSHIRE
England
LS22
 
Type:Allegory (eg: Victory)
Other Location Details:

ROADSIDE ON A ROAD BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER WHARFE

OS Map Ref:SE 400 480

Inscription

IN HONOUR AND EVERLASTING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF WETHERBY WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 TO 1918 / THEY ALSO SERVED 1939 TO 1945
(EXACT WORDING UNKNOWN)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PEDESTALStone   Good
SCULPTUREBRONZE   Good
PLAQUESBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

WINGED VICTORY HOLDING WREATH ALOFT IN LEFT HAND ON PEDESTAL, WITH SMALL FLANKING LIONS, MOUNTED ON BRIDGE WALL

TWO BRONZE LIONS AT THE 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACES OF THE PLINTH

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died21
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?rank
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank, regiment
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died71
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank, regiment
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:22ND APRIL 1922
RolePerformed By
Dedication Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Date:22ND APRIL 1922
RolePerformed By
UnveilingRT HON EARL OF HAREWOOD

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
Louis Frederick RoslynSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments:REF: 'WHATEVER THE WETHERBY' BY G F STAED ' WETHERBY: THE HISTORY OF A YORKSHIRE MARKET TOWN' BY ROBERT UNWIN
Photographs:1
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:Yes
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Publications:2