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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2729
Current location

Callers office
5
Delivery Office
Gaol Lane
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX1 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 09508 25333
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Sorting Office
    Commercial Street
    Halifax
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
List of names framed by Doric columns and surmounted by representation of pediment containing allied flags and Halifax borough Arms.
Inscription
POST OFFICE/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ MEMBERS OF THE STAFF WHO SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 1920/ (Names)/ * DCM + DENOTES KILLED IN ACTION $ MM/ # DENOTES HOME SERVICE % DENOTES DIED OF WOUNDS # DENOTES WOMENS SERVICE (Original symbols colour coded and can not be reproduced here)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bates, C
Beaumont, A L
Beaumont, R
Bebee, H
Bedworth, A
Bentley, W
Berry, L
Bird, A T
Boardman, K
Bradley, J
See details for all 132 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 126
    Served and returned: 112
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Additional, surname, initial of forenames
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 710mm, width 1050mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Card
Listing information
Condition
History
Buckled and discoloured by the effects of central heating (1992). Head postmaster has proposed that GPO social club should pay for restoration and reframing.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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