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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Ripponden
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2628

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Current location

Zion Congregational Church
Oldham Road
Ripponden
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX6 4HT
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 03554 19317
Denomination: Congregational

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Description
Wooden board of three panels. Nowy-headed. Painted lettering. Painted decoration includes a laurel wreath with crown on the two side boards and a cross on the centre one. Roll of honour printed in a handkerchief with a big Union Jack in a mast on the centre and pair of flags on the four corners.
Inscription
EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1918/ Left board: LEST WE FORGET/ (Names) Centre board: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF OUR FALLEN SOLDIERS/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED/ BY THE FRIENDS OF THIS CHURCH/ AND SCHOOL/ "GREATER LOVE HATH / NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS/ LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" Right board: LEST WE FORGET/ (Names) Handkerchief: ZION CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH AND/ SUNDAY SCHOOL, RIPPONDEN./ ROLL OF HONOUR./ 1914-17./ (Names)/ A KILLED; B PRISONER OF WAR; D DISCHARGED; C CHAPLAIN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 91
    Served and returned: 75
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, title, other
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Fabric
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 803

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