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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2632
Current location

St John The Divine Church
Godly Lane
Rishworth
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX6 4QR
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 03286 17904
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall-mounted wooden board. Painted lettering. Inscription in centre with names at either side. Wooden shelf beneath. Painted decorations include gilt cross in centre and laurel wreaths with crown above.
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS/ LEST WE FORGET/ (NAMES)/ THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ O VALIANT DEAD,/ TAKE COMFORT/ WHERE YOU LIE,/ SO SWEET TO LIVE/ MAGNIFICANT TO DIE.(NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainley, Maurice
Britton, Ernest
Elliott, Geofy E
Gledhill, Albert
Gledhill, Edgar
Hartley, Leonard
Jenkins, Wm Henry
Parkinson, Sam
Smith, Leonard
Sykes, Selwyn
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1200mm, width 1290mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 807

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