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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Unknown
    Attended by: J Whitaker J P
  • Dedicated
    Date: Unknown
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Halifax
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Lost
Lost
WM Reference
2675

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Previous locations
  • St James Church
    St James Road
    Halifax
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 070 250
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Wall-mounted stone tablet. Carved in effect of scroll. Dark stone mount. Incised black lettering. Relief of sword in sheath at left side. Laurel wreath at top centre, above the inscription.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO/ MAN THAN THIS, THAT A / MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Binns, Charles
Garside, John William
Haslem, John
Holmes, Norman
Lambert, Ambrose
Long, Frank
Sheehan, Charles
Sheehan, William Henry
Stafford, Richard
Taylor, Tom
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, titles
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Carrara
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • A Beautiful Memorial - Tablet to be unveiled at St. James' Church (Newspaper article, source unknown)
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 116

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