The marker represents the location of the war memorial in Birstall.
The top square tier as the Inscription at the front which reads:
Sacred to the Honouredmemory of the Men of Birstallwho gave their lives forKing and Country in the Great War - 1914 - 1918 Their names liveth for evermore
The names of the men who died for their country from Birdsedge and District are on a plaque in Birdsedge Village Hall
Additional section at the front of the MonumentTo the Glorious Memory of those who died in the 1939 – 1945 War