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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Todmorden
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12 Sep 1920
    Attended by: Rev V. R. Horner
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2641
Current location

Vale Baptist Church
Burnley Road
Todmorden
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
OL14 8JY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 91130 26211
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
.White marble tablet, pitched at top,with shelf at base, incised lettering. .Carved laurel wreath and ribbon in pediment at top.
Inscription
HONOUR TO THE BRAVE/IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/THE FOLLOWING MEN FROM THIS/CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WHO MADE/THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" JOHN 15.13
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Crowther, Jonas W
Dawson, Johnathan
Farrer, Walter
Greenwood, Irving
Helliwell, Frank
Howarth, Ezekiel G
Howarth, Othello
Ogden, Willie
Pickersgill, John
Pilling, Ronald
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1000mm, width 970mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
Stored in outer porch
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Yorkshire Baptist Association
Reference
  • See Halifax Weekly Guardian, 18th September 1920

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