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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Todmorden
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th May 1921
    Attended by: Major Barker MP for Sowerby and Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8th May 1921
    Attended by: Rev. A.W. Fox M.A. and Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2663
Current location

Fielden Memorial Church
Honey Hole Lane
Todmorden
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
OL14 6LL
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 93551 23863
Denomination: Unitarian

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Description
Grey marble tablet in Alabaster frame. Incised black lettering Quatrefoil borber at top . Cusped frames to panels
Inscription
(Names)/ IN HONOUR/ AND EVER GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THE/ MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN / DEFENCE OF THEIR NATIVE/ LAND AND FOR THE CAUSE/ OF FREEDOM, JUSTICE AND/ PEACE IN THE WAR OF/ 1914-1918/ GOD HAS RECEIVED THEM INTO HIS/ MERCY AND THEY LIVE IN HIS LIGHT/ FOR EVER/ SEE YE TO IT THAT THESE SHALL NOT HAVE DIED IN VAIN.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, William
Barker, Ernest
Butterworth, Ernest
Coupe, Herbet
Crabtree, Fielden
Crossley, Frank
Crossley, Harry
Dawson, Leonard B
Farrer, J W E
Firth, Wilfred
See details for all 37 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: Surname, Forename
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 1300mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
Condition
History
Date Unknown: church is redundant and damp is causing the memorial to be brought away from the wall which it is fixed to.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 917

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