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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Barkisland
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6th September 1919
    Attended by: Mr. Fairbank, Sunday School superintendent
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6th September 1919
    Attended by: Reverend Alfred Bradfield MA B.D.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2638
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: SE 05437 19789
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Krumlin methodist
    Scammonden Road
    Krumlin
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    HX4 0AZ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 05541 18270
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
External marble tablet mounted in wood stand. Incised lettering.
Inscription
ERECTED AS A GRATEFUL TRIBUTE TO THE MEN CONNECTED / WITH THIS CHAPEL WHO SERVED IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914-1919 / (Names) / WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / AND/ (Names) / "SO ALL THE PEOPLE SHALL BE IN PEACE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armitage, Rufus H
Braithwaite, Frnest
Braithwaite, Irvine
Braithwaite, Ralph
Brown, Harold
Darby, Fred
Darby, William
Fairbank, Archer
Fairbank, Frank
Fairbank, Fred
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 22
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 650mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
2020: Chapel sold to developers and so this memorial has been relocated to a site next to the Barkisland War Memorial -WM Ref. 2635 Date Unknown: is in the derilict graveyard of a disused chapel
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 813

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