The marker represents the location of the war memorial in Dewsbury.
The Inscription reads::
This Monument waserected to Commemoratefor all timethe names of the Men ofthis Ancient Boroughkilledduring the Great Wars1914 – 1919 – 1939 – 1945fecit eos in gentem unam(He made them into one people)
There are six (6) sections on the centre of the Monument listing the names of the Men who gave their lives in World War 1.These six sections include three columns, each detailing approximately 60 names per column making a total of approximately 1080 Men who made the supreme sacrifice.Of these 1080 there are the names of J. W. Ormsby and H. Waller who both received the Victoria Cross during World War 1. These two men are remembered on a plaque in Dewsbury Town Hall
In between Sections 3 and 4 there is an entranceto the inside of this Monument with the words* HONOUR *LOVE - DUTY* SACRIFICE *
1939 – 1945There are sixteen (16) individual plaques on a small walled area adjacent to the main Memorial remembering those who paid the supreme sacrifice in World War 2