previous
next
  • Orphan work

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

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Todmorden
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 02nd January 1921
    Attended by: Major Barker MP for Sowerby and Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2642
Current location

St Michael's Church
Burnley Road
Todmorden
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
OL14 8LZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 91045 26219
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
Nowy-headed brass plaque on wooden mount. Additional bronze plaque below. Incised lettering. Decorative floral border. Ccross top centre. Reliefs in four corners of "ihs", Star of David, cross keys and compass.
Inscription
TO THE SACRED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS (ADDITIONAL WW2 PLAQUE): 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Edgar
Barnes, John
Bell, Tom
Cook, Sydney J
Crabtree, Ellis
Crabtree, James
Crook, Ezra
Crowther, Harold
Farrar, Walter
Gore, Elias
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Regiment, Forename
    Order of information: Rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Regiment
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 820mm, width 1290mm
    Materials: Bronze, Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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-2642

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