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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: 26th July 1921
    Attended by: Lt. Col. JJ Gledhill
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2670

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Current location

Todmorden Library
Todmorden
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
OL14 7LB
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 93577 24037
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • ODDFELLOWS HALL
    Bridge Street
    Todmorden
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Oddfellows Hall
    Oxford Street
    Todmorden
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    OL14 7AD
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 93672 24046
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
WALL-MOUNTED OAK FRAME CONTAINING THREE PANELS OF ILLUMINATED VELLUM WITH NAMES IN BLACK AND RED LETTERING. FRAME IS NOWY-HEADED. SIX SHIELDS ALONG TOP OF SIX LODGES. SHIELDS AT BASE OF NAMES ARE THE ROYAL SHIELD, LANCASHIRE SHIELD AND MANCHESTER SHIELD. FURTHER CARVINGS IN WOOD OF YORKSHIRE ROSE.
Inscription
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODDFELLOWS/ MANCHESTER UNITY FRIENDLY SOCIETY/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE HEROIC MEMBERS/ OF OUR LODGES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE NOBLE CAUSE/ OF LIBERTY, JUSTICE AND TRUTH/ (NAMES)/ PEACE ON EARTH AND GOODWILL TOWARDS MEN/ 1914 1918 (ON PEDIMENT): AMICITIA, AMOR ET VERITAS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Walter
Allister, Harry
Allister, Willie C
Armitage, Ernest
Atkinson, Henry
Bailey, William
Barker, Sam
Bloomer, George
Brown, Clarence A
Carpenter, Harry
See details for all 71 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 71
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: By Lodge
Components
  • Scroll
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Vellum
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 1000mm, width 860mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Trustees of Oddfellows Hall
Reference
  • Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion, www.calderdalecompanion.co.uk/x150.html, accessed on 3/11/2022
  • www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/294553
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 931

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