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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Korean War (1950-1953), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr H Scott Davies, Messrs J White and Sons
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: November 1988
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Rededicated
    Date: 09th November 1947
    Attended by: Cllr C H Lucas
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15th October 1922
    Attended by: Bishop Frodsham DD
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15th October 1922
    Attended by: Sir G H Fisher-Smith JP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2723
Current location

St Johns Church
Cripplegate
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX1 1QL
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 09757 25209
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Belle Vue Park
    Halifax
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Three stone steps surmounted by large stone cenotaph. At the top carved in reflief is the borough coat of arms in a wreath with moto.
Inscription
(West side): TO/ THE GALLANT/ MEN OF HALIFAX/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ DEDICATED 15TH OCTOBER 1922/ ALSO TO THE GALLANT MEN AND WOMEN OF HALIFAX WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ DEDICATED 9TH NOVEMBER 1947 (East side): "YET IS THEIR HOPE FULL OF IMMORTALITY" WISDOM III/ (South side): IN MEMORY OF ALL WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY (North side): KOREAN WAR 1950 - 1953 NOT ONE OF THEM IS FORGOTTEN BEFORE GOD
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 2000MM, height 8000MM, width 3300MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN DUFFY'S PARK
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Calderdale MBC
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Halifax Weekly Garden, 21 October 1922, 15 November 1947
  • The Unveiling of the Cenotaph, official programme, 15th October 1922

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