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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Shelf
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th February 1921
    Attended by: Major E.P. Chambers T.D
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13th February 1921
    Attended by: The Rev. A.H.Rix
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2735
Current location

St Michaels Church
Wade House Road / Carr House Road
Shelf
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 7RJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 13062 29000
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bronze plaque with roman lettering and rubrie in gothic. Below is a brass plaque dedicated to those who died in the Second World War.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LASTING MEMORY OF THE UNDERMENTIONED/ (Names) / SAILORS AND SOLDIERS FROM THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE EUROPEAN WAR / 1914 - 1919 / THIS TABLET IS THE GIFT OF THE PARISHONERS. 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ LEST WE FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barraclough, Charles
Barraclough, Enoch
Barraclough, Ernest
Barraclough, Haydn
Barraclough, James
Barraclough, Norman
Barraclough, William Chas
Bates, Harry
Bellfield, Ralph
Bowers, Harry
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename and surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 460mm, width 920mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £158:14:10

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
St Michaels Church
Reference
  • St Michael's, Shelf, Centenay Booklet, 1950

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