Dewsbury Long Causeway War Memorial

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Details

  • Situated on the raised garden area in the centre of Dewsbury Town centre
  • The period commemorated is 1914 – 1919 and 1939 – 1945

    Description – this memorial stone was created and built in the early 90s following a request from the Dewsbury Branch of the Royal British Legion whose members were finding it difficult to parade from the centre of Dewsbury to the main memorial situated in Crow Nest Park, which is approximately one mile away in distance.

    At Remembrance time services are carried out at this memorial with wreath laying taking place at both locations

Photos

Dewsbury Long Causeway War Memorial
Dewsbury Long Causeway War Memorial
Dewsbury Long Causeway War Memorial

Location by map

The marker Google marker represents the location of the war memorial in Dewsbury Long Causeway.

Inscriptions

The Inscription reads:

In Remembrance of all those who died
In the service of their Country

We Will Remember Them

Names and plaques


There are no names listed on this memorial stone on Long Causeway, the respective names of the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice are listed on the two memorials in Crow Nest Park – see web sites ‘Dewsbury’ and ‘Dewsbury (South African war)