previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: John Hendry

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © John Hendry (WMR-2635)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Orphan work

    The source of this image is unknown and is shared as an orphan work.

  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: John Hendry

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © John Hendry (WMR-2635)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: John Hendry

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © John Hendry (WMR-2635)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: John Hendry

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © John Hendry (WMR-2635)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: John Hendry

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © John Hendry (WMR-2635)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Calderdale
Town
Barkisland
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16th October 1921
    Attended by: Major R.H. Baker MP and Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16th October 1921
    Attended by: Rev. B.M. Sandford, Vicar of Barkisland
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2635
Current location

Opposite Christchurch on juction of Saddlworth Road and Scammonden Road
Saddleworth Road
Barkisland
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX4 0AF
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 05437 19789
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
Stone cross with tapering shaft. Surmounts square plinth which bears the names in gilt lettering.
Inscription
ERECTED TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF BARKISLAND WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE RECORDED WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 AND AS A GRATEFUL TRIBUTE TO THOSE WHO SERVED/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainley, C
Ainley, H
Bailey, J
Bottomlely, J L
Brett, L
Broadbent, W H
Brooke, G H
Cooper, W
Dolman, Lse
Dyson, F B
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4500mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 810

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-2635

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.