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St Michael's Church

St Michael's Road

jct Otley Road




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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Obelisk
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Portland stone
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Obelisk dedicated to those from Headingley who lost their lives during the First World War. First World War memorial. c1920. Designed by Sidney Kitson. White Portland stone with bronze decorative motifs. Stepped base, square 2-stage plinth with inscriptions surmounted by obelisk with cross on S side. Inscriptions: on the W side 'THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE', on the N side: 'TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF HEADINGLEY WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1914'. A plaque on each side has lists of names. The lower plinth has attached bronze wreaths and plaques, some missing. Railings recently added to steps. c Historic England listing entry
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See link below: See link belowhttp://www.yorkshireindexers.info/wiki/index.php?title=Headingley,_Leeds_Cenotaph_%28St_Michaels%29 http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials

R (Reginald ) Wright incorrectly shown as R A WrightService Number: 160393 Rank: Sapper 227th Field Company, Stockton on Tees, Royal Engineers b 16th December 1890 d 28th March 1918 CWCG buried at Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, Somme region

Grade II (England)


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