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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Calderdale
Town
Lee Mount
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Maker
MESSRS KAYLL & REED (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2588
Current location

St George's Church
St Georges Road
Lee Mount
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 5BT
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 08461 26183
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stained glass windows depict; St George and the dragon, Christ and kneeling knight, Christ and children. Tablets consists of central white tiles which bear names and inscription in black lettering. Tiles are surrounded by paintings of winged angels, one on each side, with nimbus halos. Alabaster surround. Also, two rectangular plaques with black lettering for WW2 and Northern Ireland.
Inscription
WW1 plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE/ FOLLOWING MEN WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. THIS TABLET AND THE/ WINDOWS IN THE BAPTISTRY ARE ERECTED/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A/ MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. WW2 plaque: ALSO/ (Names)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WAR/ 1939-1945 NI plaque: ALSO/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO/ HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR/ COUNTRY./ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Booth, Edgar
Crabtree, Clement
Crabtree, Percy
Gaukrodger, Arthur
Gee, Richard
Gill, Albert Edward
Goodwin, Fred
Halstead, Arthur
Hitchen, Harold Wilson
Holt, Edmund
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, forename, decorations
    Order of information: Rank, surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forname, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forname, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 900MM, width 1380MM
    Materials: Marble
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 300mm, width 450mm
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 118

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