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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Calderdale
Town
Copley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients, Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th May 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2590
Current location

St Stephens Church
North Dean Road
Copley
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 0TT
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 08491 22323
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone cross surmounting stone column. Column is quatrefoil of red granite and stands on square stone plinth. Plinth bears sheild -shaped tablets with incised lettering. The cross has low stone wall surrounding it.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND AS A TRIBUTE TO THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE RECORDED/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919,/ THIS MEMORIAL HAS BEEN/ ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS/ OF COPLEY AND IN/ GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THOSE WHO/ SERVED/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, James E
Audus, Appleton B
Barron, W Douglas
Bottomley, Francis J
Buckley, Rufus
Edwards, Albert L
Green, Harold
Hamer, Fred
Hamer, Jack
Hardy, Raymond
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decorations.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decorations.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4500mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 4050mm, width 1010mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Centenary Booklet (1965) by Rev. Eric Davies Halifax Weekly Guardian 20th and 27th May 1922

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