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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2726

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Current location

Inside the former head office in the foyer.
Halifax Building Society
Commercial Street
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX1 1HJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 09213 25162
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Laqured bronze plaque with enameled coat of arms of Halifax and Yorkshire. Border of roses. Roman lettering.
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE/ MEMBERS OF THE STAFF OF THE/ HALIFAX BUILDING SOCIETY/ WHO DIED ON SERVICE IN/ THE WORLD WARS/ 1914-1918/ (8 Names)/ 1939-1945/ (23 Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Briggs, Charles Arnold
Cash, Eric Lawrence
Caulfield, Bernard Joseph
Cave, Joe
Crossley, Herbert
Danby, Jack
Dransfield, Peter Bradley
Fairbridge, John Bertram
Forse, Geoffrey Jack
Guthrie, Alexander
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, middle names, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, middle name, surname
    Order of information: Alphabtical by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1350mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Halifax Building Society
Reference
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 210

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