Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Shelf, Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2731

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Current location

Bethel Chapel
Chapel Lane
Shelf
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 7QY
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 12766 28917
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
White marble tablet on black marble background. Names inscribed in black roman lettering and a carved drape around the tablet.
Inscription
ERECTED IN REMEMBRANCE OF/ THOSE CONNECTED WITH THIS PLACE OF WORSHIP/ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN THE EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914-19/ (13 Names)/ "MAY THEIR REWARD BE AS GREAT AS THEIR SACRIFICE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barraclough, Ernest
Barraclough, Haydan
Bates, Harry
Fletcher, Zephaniah
Hanson, Charles
Kershaw, Norman
Oddy, Willie
Petty, Edgar
Pickles, Angus
Pickles, Harry
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1000mm, width 1150mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Chapel trustees
Reference
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 301

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