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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: Rt Hon TH Whitley MP (From the milling family)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
2691
Previous locations
  • Whitleys Mills
    Hanson Lane
    Halifax
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    HX1 5PG
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 08018 25437
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Nowy-headed plaque. Names and inscription at base. Relief of winged figure with sword in one hand and wreath in other.
Inscription
PRO PATRIA/ (Names)/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY FELLOW WORKERS IN THIS MILL TO/ THE HONOURED MEMORY OF SEVEN COMRADES WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 TO 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Fawcett, Joseph Andrew
Ingham, James William
Kershaw, Joe
Ketley, Herbert
Parrett, Thomas
Turner, James William
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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