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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Cragg Vale
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
F Osborne and Co. Ltd
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th June 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Wakefield
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2609
Current location

South aisle
St John The Baptist In The Wilderness Church
Church Bank Lane
Cragg Vale
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX7 5TA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 00030 23213
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WW1 plaque is wall-mounted Nowy-headed bronze plaque on wooden mount. WW2 plaque underneath. Metal plaque with white lettering. Also on wooden mount. Decorative reliefs on WW1 memorial plaque; Laurel wreath at top, flowers and leaves at base.
Inscription
(WW1 PLAQUE): ROLL OF HONOUR/ CRAGG VALE/ THESE GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR HUMANITY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ OF 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN /THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" (WW2 PLAQUE): 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Broadbent, Gibson
Clegg, Walter
Hartley, Albert
Hartley, Wilson
Helliwell, Fred
Heseltine, Herbert B
Holden, Benjamin
Holden, Richard Thomas
Sheard, Frank
Stonehewer, Ellis
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: Surname, Forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1340mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Metal, Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Hebden Bridge Times 7/25 June 1920
  • 622

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