United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

CALVERLEY

Our Ref: 21869

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Address

VICTORIA PARK
CARR RD
CALVERLEY
WEST YORKSHIRE
England
LS28
 
Type:Allegory (eg: Victory)
OS Map Ref:SE 200 360

Inscription

6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN MEMORY OF/ THE/ CALVERLEY MEN/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914 - 1918/ (Names)

12 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ God proved them and found them worthy for himself

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PLINTHSTONE - PORTLAND   Good
PLAQUESBRONZE   Good
FIGUREBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND FIGURE REPRESENTING PATRIOTISM. BRONZE PLAQUES ON THREE SIDES OF THE PLINTH WITH NAMES INSCRIBED IN WHITE LETTERING. BRONZE BADGE ABOVE EACH WW1 PLAQUE. DEDICATION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE FOURTH SIDE OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE STANDS ON A RAISED AREA WITH FOUR STEPS LEADING UP TO IT ON THE 6 O'CLOCK SIDE. RAILINGS ARE AROUND THE EDGE

AIR FORCE BADGE AND ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS BADGE ON THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE; NAVY BADGE ON THE 3 O'CLOCK FACE; ARMY BADGE ON THE 9 O'CLOCK FACE

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:51
Served & Returned0
Died51
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:25
Served & Returned0
Died25
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes

Maintenance

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

LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

Maintenance History:

DATE UNKNOWN: ONE OF THE WW2 NAMES HAS BEEN REMOVED

Ceremonies

Date:28 May 1922
RolePerformed By
Unveiling UNKNOWN
Date:5T December 1948
RolePerformed By
Re-Dedicated Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Date:28 May 1922
RolePerformed By
Dedication UNKNOWN

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 RoslynDesigner

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:None
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
OrganisationIdWebsite
Other website http://stonechaser.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/calverley-victoria-park-memorial.html