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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Kirklees
Town
Armitage Bridge
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26126
Current location

St Pauls Church
A616
Armitage Bridge
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
HD4 7PN
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 13439 13692
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three-stepped square base surmounted by octagonal plinth, slender tapered shaft and cross. Inscription on sides of plinth.
Inscription
AROUND SIDES OF PLINTH: 1914 IN MEMORY 1918/ GRANT THEE O LORD ETERNAL REST, AND MAY PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON THEM/ (NAMES) 9 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addamson, J W
Armitage, H
Armitage, W
Avery, E
Beaumont, E
Beaumont, H
Berry, A
Booth, H
Bradley, N
Bradshaw, H
See details for all 72 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 71
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 12FT, width 3FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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