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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Calderdale
Town
Todmorden
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7th August 1921
    Attended by: Capt R Eastwood
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7th August 1921
    Attended by: The Vicar of St. Paul's, Rev W C Haines
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2650
Current location

Cross Stone Road
Todmorden
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
OL14 8AX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 94763 24937
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite obelisk surmounts granite base. Base bears names and inscription in incised lettering.
Inscription
South face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN EVER HONOURED REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF CROSS STONE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 North face: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ansell, W H
Ashworth, H
Bentley, A
Brown, C A
Carpenter, H
Carpenter, W H
Childs, J W
Cockcroft, J A
Crabtree, A
Crabtree, H
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 300mm, height 3000mm, width 300mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 760mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
The plaque was moved due to deconsecration of the church and conversion to secular use.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 915

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