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Memorial details

Memorial type
Fountain
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
M Noble, West Vale
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Unknown
    Attended by: Alderman Howard Clay, Mayor of Halifax
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
2690
Previous locations
  • Hansons Mill
    Haley Hill
    Halifax
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    HX1 5PG
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 08208 25387
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Memorial drinking fountain surmounted by granite tablet. Carved letters.
Inscription
ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTIONS FROM THE EMPLOYEES MESSRS WILLIAM HANSON & CO LTD IN HONOUR OF THE FOLLOWING MEN WHO WENT FROM THE FIRM TO SERVE THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ AND TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ (NAMES)/ DUTY NOBLY DOWN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bamber, W A
Bamford, H
Barber, H
Beaumont, N W
Bohun, G
Edmonds, H
Firth, C
Gray, G
Gray, H
Hall, W
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 29
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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