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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Todmorden
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2639

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Current location

Side of main staircase
Town Hall
Todmorden
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
OL14 5DN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 93690 24392
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED NOWY-HEADED BRASS PLAQUE. DECORATIVE BORDER OF ROSES. SHIELD OF TODMORDEN AND OF YORKSHIRE.
Inscription
VR ER/ IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF TODMORDEN WHO VOLUNTEERED/ FOR SERVICE IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY THE SUBSCRIBERS TO THE BOROUGH OF TODMORDEN WAR FUND
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Chadwick, W
Elsworth, G
Greenwood, B
Greenwood, T
Halstead, F
Hesling, J W
Holt, J H
Marland, R
Mason, J
Mitchell, T W
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, initials, regiment
    Order of information: regiment, rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 660MM, width 1060MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Subscribers to the Borough of Todmorden War Fund
Responsibility
Calderdale M.B.C.
Reference
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 901

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