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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1991
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11th November 1991
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2689
Current location

Victoria Hall inside Town Hall
Halifax Town Hall
Broad Street
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX1 1ZS
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 09281 25357
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two Books of Remembrance, one for each world war, kept in display case
Inscription
(WW1 BOOK): COUNTY BOROUGH OF HALIFAX/ROLL OF HONOUR/OF THOSE GALLANT OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/AND MEN, OF HALIFAX, WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918, FOR KING AND COUNTRY(NAMES) (WW2 BOOK): COUNTY BOROUGH OF HALIFAX/DRAFT/ROLL OF HONOUR/OF THOSE GALLANT OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED/OFFCIERS, MEN AND WOMEN OF HALIFAX WHO/LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES ON ACTIVE SERVICE/WITH H.M.FORCES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945,/FOR KING AND COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, James Edward
Ackroyd, Arthur Wm
Ackroyd, Charles
Ackroyd, D T
Ackroyd, Gerald
Ackroyd, Jack
Ackroyd, James
Ackroyd, John Hy
Ackroyd, William Hy
Acland, Harry
See details for all 2066 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2139
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2139
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Rank, Regiment
    Order of information: Surname, Rank, Regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 478
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 478
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Rank, Regiment
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Scroll
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 207

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