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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), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1922
    Attended by: Mrs Travers of Ripponden
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1922
    Attended by: Rev E W Easton (Former Vicar)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2677
Current location

East end of south aisle
St. John's Church
Windle Royd Lane
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX2 7LY
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 06521 24909
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall-mounted brass plaque on a wooden frame. Relief of laurel wreath at top centre. Black lettering. Printed Roll of Honour with a Latin cross on the top centre.
Inscription
Plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ & IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR / LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ "THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US BOTH BY/ NIGHT AND BY DAY." 1 SAM. XXV. 16. Roll of Honour: S. JOHN THE EVANGELIST,/ WARLEY./ ROLL OF HONOUR./ THOSE WHO HAVE FALLEN IN THE WAR./ (Names)/ "REQUIESCAT IN PACE."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Argyle, Jim
Bingham, George Albert
Bolton, George
Eastwood, Lewis
Fisher, Norman
Glasby, Charles
Hartley, Saul
Hesselden, Charles
Hewetson, George
Hickman, Henry Percy Valentine
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, date of death
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1130mm, width 550mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • 124A

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