MEN OF MYTHOLMROYD URBAN DISTRICT

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Reference WMO/119972

Address:

Memorial Garden

Burnley Road

Mytholmroyd

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Serviceman/woman sculpture
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The Mytholmroyd war memorial is in the form of a Portland stone figure of a soldier standing on top of a rock shaped stone surmounted on a square stone plinth and is grade II listed. On the rock is a scroll in relief with an incised dedication to the fallen of World War I. Underneath this on the square plinth is a World War II brass plaque. The original head of the soldier was removed in 2000. This was replaced by a stylised head to illustrate that it was not the original. In addition to this the rifle was stolen in the past and had been replaced in fibreglass.
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IN COMMEMORATION/ OF THE GALLANTRY/ AND SACRIFICE OF/ THE MEN OF THE/ MYTHOLMROYD URBAN/ DISTRICT WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945./ THIS TABLET WAS PLACED HERE BY THE HEBDEN BRIDGE AND DISTRICT BRANCH OF THE BRITISH LEGION/ SERVICE NOT SELF.

Grade II (England)

1229112

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