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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: 07th December 1922
    Attended by: Jack Withy, former scholar
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7th December 1922
    Attended by: Bishop Hordsham, Vicar of Halifax
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2693

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Current location

Waterhouse Homes
Harrison Road
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX1 2AF
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 09116 24751
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wall-mounted wooden board with carved names and inscription. Coat of Arms top centre. Gothic fretwork
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE BOYS OF THE BLUECOAT SCHOOL WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR AD 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Binns, Wilfred B
Bramley, W
Briggs, Herbert
Heap, Maurice
Hitchen, Albert
Naylor, Harold
Oaks, Selwyn
Sutcliffe, Tom
Wilkinson, James
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1500mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 217

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