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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Rishworth
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24th June 1922
    Attended by: Mr J.R.G. Wheelwright and Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24th June 1922
    Attended by: Rev. O.F. Aston M.A. and Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2631

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Current location

In the school chapel: WW1 on North Wall
WW2 on South
Rishworth School Chapel
Shaw Lane
Rishworth
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX6 4QA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 03344 18580
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two wall-mounted, oak boards, raised at top centre. Carved lettering. School badge top centre of each board. Laurel garland, painted and in relief on WW1 board. (Hornshaw and Fowler (see References) in 1995 believed that a cricket pavilion in Rishworth New Road also formed part of the memorials).
Inscription
(WW1 BOARD): 1914 1918/ TO THE MEMORY OF OUR SCHOOL COMRADES/ (NAMES)/ RES NON VERBA (WW2 BOARD): 1939 1945/ TO THE MEMORY OF OUR SCHOOL COMRADES/ (NAMES)/ RES NON VERBA
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banks, J E
Bennett, Gerrard
Birkhead, T
Bottomley, Thomas
Caldwell, James
Carter, John Taylor
Collins, D
Dalzell, Thomas
Danby, J
Elliot, Geoffrey
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Initials
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 580mm, width 780mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 806

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