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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1931
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2587

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Current location

Behind the pulpit
St Hilda's Church
Gilbraltar Road
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX1 4HD
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 07385 24912
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular WW1 board with castellated top and shelf below. At the top there is a red Latin cross with a dedication below. Hanging from the shelf is a rectangular card with WW2 names.
Inscription
PULPIT: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 (line breaks unknown) BOARD: 1914-1918/ (Names) ROLL OF HONOUR: 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banning, H
Barber, W R
Brear, H V
Buckland, E
Buckley, H
Casson, H
Crossley, L
Dalzell, T F
Garforth, G
Godfrey, G
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Initials or Forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Initials or forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 270MM, width 340MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak, Paper
  • Pulpit
    Measurements: height C 2000MM, width 1250MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 113.

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