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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Calderdale
Town
Todmorden
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th September 1920
    Attended by: Major Barker, MP for Sowerby
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2651
Current location

Outside of the church
Vale Baptist Church
Burnley Road
Todmorden
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
OL14 8JY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 91133 26210
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
Stone cross, with a ribboned wreath, surmounting wider stone plinth. Plinth bears names and inscription in incised black lettering.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ SHORE BOYS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)/ THEY LIVE FOR EVERMORE/ TREASURED MEMORIES OF/ (Names)/ DIED IN ACTIVE SERVICE 1939-1945/ WORTHY OF REMEMBRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baron, Harry
Boothman, Ronald A
Cooper, Albert E
Cooper, Harold
Earnshaw, John W
Gill, Richard
Greenwood, Ernest
Greenwood, Herbert W
Greenwood, Paul
Greenwood, Richard A
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c 940mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 1660mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 916

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