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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Kirklees
Town
Heckmondwike
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22056
Current location

UPPER URC
High St
Heckmondwike
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 222 237
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
STEPPED OCTAGONAL PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY CROSS OF REMEMBRANCE
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE SERVICE AND SACRIFICE GIVEN IN THE GREAT WAR BY MEN OF THIS CHURCH AND SCHOOL / (NAMES) / ALSO 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armitage, Lothair
Asquith, Paul
Batley, Fred
Batley, George C
Berry, Arthur
Best, Robert
Cldroyd, William
Clegg, Arnold
Clegg, Rupert
Exley, Frank
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: forename,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
VERY BLACKENED BY POLLUTION
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
UPPER URC

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