United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

DENHOLME

Our Ref: 28864

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Address

FOSTER PARK
PARKINSON RD
DENHOLME
WEST YORKSHIRE
England
BD13
 
Type:Serviceman/Woman
OS Map Ref:SE 072 339

Inscription

6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN HONOUR/ AND/ EVERLASTING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ DENHOLME/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE/ IS NOT TO DIE/ THIS TABLET WAS ADDED TO THE CENOTAPH IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF DENHOLME WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)

OTHER FACES: (NAMES)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
BaseGRANITE2550MM1440MM Good
PLAQUESBRONZE   Good
FIGUREBRONZE1850MM  Good

Physical Description

THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, PEDESTAL AND FIGURE OF A SERVICEMAN STANDING WITH ARMS REVERSED. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDE OF THE PEDESTAL AND NAMES ON CAST BRONZE PANELS. ADDITIONAL METAL PLAQUE FOR WW2 ADDED TO THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE STANDS ON A LOW GRASS MOUND WITH PAVED PATH LEADING TO IT

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died56
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?surname > forename
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, forename
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died5
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, forename
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?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:11TH NOVEMBER 1922
RolePerformed By
UnveilingCOL SUGDEN

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Public
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:#700
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
Louis Frederick RoslynSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:9
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:Yes
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No