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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Sowerby Bridge
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24th May 1921
    Attended by: Canon Ivens, Rev. M.C. Elphinstone and Dr W.W. Longford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2612
Current location

Christ Church
Wharf Street
Sowerby Bridge
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX6 2LB
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 06221 23720
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted white marble tablet with nowy-headed alabaster surround. Black lettering. Additional WW2 names below. Dark marble Corinthian columns at either side of tablet. Relief carving of laurel wreath at top centre. Cross within.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ REMEMBER ALSO/ Names)/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aspin, J A
Aspin, J W
Baily, S G
Barraclough, J A
Barron, T
Bottomley, T
Callaghan, W G
Coble, H
Cockroft, A
Cross, A E
See details for all 64 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 64
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 64
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Surname alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Surname alphabetically
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 870mm, width 1130mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
  • CHRIST CHURCH
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Site: Unknown
Memorial: Unknown

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Vicar & church wardens of Christ Church
Reference
  • Halifax weekly Guardian (28th May 1921)

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