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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Calderdale
Town
Todmorden
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st November 1919
    Attended by: Col. J J Gledhill
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1st November 1919
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Rochdale
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2646
Current location

Christ Church
Burnley Road
Todmorden
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
OL14 7BS
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 93602 24466
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall-mounted marble tablet and associated mosaic. Tablet has alabaster surround and black lettering. Names in three columns. Mosaic depicts Christ crucified on a leafy cross with angels kneeling at feet, with a dark blue background. Tablet has painted coat of arms at top centre.
Inscription
Tablet: THE MOSAIC DECORATION IN THE/ SOUTH SIDE OF THE CHANCEL HAS BEEN/ ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS/ OF THE CONGREGATION WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)/ ETERNAL REST GIVE TO THEM O LORD AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM Mosaic: TE ERGO QUAE SUMUS TUIS FAMULIS SUBVENI QUOS PRETIOSO SANGUINE REDIMISTI. AETERNA FAC CUM SANCTIS TUIS IN GLORIA NUMERARI./ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1919.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allister, Harry
Allister, William C
Barker, John Albert
Barnes, Harry
Barnes, Will
Blackwell, John
Claxton, William
Cockroft, Willie
Crossley, John W
Crowther, James W
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1300mm, width 1340mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Mosaic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Mosaic
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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