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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Calderdale
Town
Bailiff Bridge
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Sir William Ackroyd
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2nd April 1921
    Attended by: Field Marshall Sir William R Robertson Bart GCB GCMG KCVO DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2602
Current location

Memorial Garden
Bradford Rd (a641)
Bailiff Bridge
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HD6 4DN
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 14831 25272
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial garden with stone shelter. Ornate memorial plinth topped by flag pole bears bronze plaques with white lettering. Whole stands on raised platform. Laurel garlands in relief surround plaques. Carved lion heads on four corners.
Inscription
PLINTH: 1914-1919/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM BAILIFFE BRIDGE AND THOSE WHO WORKED AT CLIFTON AND VICTORIA MILLS, ALSO FLUSH MILLS, HECKMONDWIKE WHO IN THE GREAT WAR FOUGHT, FELL AND CONQUERED. THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY SIR WILLIAM AND LADY ACKROYD OF CLIFFE HALL, LIGHTCLIFFE A.D. 1921/ "SO THEY PASSED OVER AND ALL THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED FOR THEM ON THE OTHER SIDE"/ (NAMES) IN GARDEN SHELTER: IN THANKFULNESS FOR VICTORY FOR PEACE RESTORED AND FOR THE LIVES OF THOSE RETURNED FROM THE WAR IN SAFETY, THIS GARDEN WAS PRESENTED TO THE PEOPLE OF BAYLIFFE BRIDGE BY SIR WILLIAM AND LADY ACKROYD OF CLIFFE HALL, LIGHTCLIFFE A.D. 1921/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aspinall, Harry
Aspinall, Herbert
Aspinall, Milton
Atack, Frank
Bailey, Sam
Bailey, W H
Barraclough, H
Barraclough, W
Berry, Fred
Booth, Fred
See details for all 62 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 62
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 62
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: Surname, Forename
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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