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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2686
Current location

Stored in organ loft
Pellon Baptist Church
Spring Hall Lane
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX1 4QL
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 07500 25754
Denomination: Baptist

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Previous locations
  • Baptist Church
    Trinity Road
    Halifax
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 092 248
    Denomination: Baptist
Description
Two brass plaques. Incised black and red lettering. Castellated at top corners. Wreaths on raised parts.
Inscription
(Memorial plaque): GREATER LOVE HATH NO/ MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ THE FOLLOWING ARE NAMES OF THE MEN/ FROM THIS CHURCH WHO MADE THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names) (Thanksgiving plaque): A TRIBUTE TO THE BRAVE/ THE FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES OF THE MEN FROM/ THIS CHURCH WHO WERE SPARED TO RETURN FROM/ SERVICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astin, Melvyne
Astin, Vernon
Bairstow, Arnold
Bairstow, James
Bairstow, Wilfred
Bancroft, Claude
Bancroft, Eric
Bancroft, Percy
Barker, Raynor
Barrett, Reginald J
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 90
    Served and returned: 71
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forename, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 730mm, width 550mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 170

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