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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Calderdale
Town
Shelf
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22nd April 1920
    Attended by: Rt Rev. Arthur W.T Perowne Bishop of Bradford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2736

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Current location

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

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

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Description
Two light stained glass windows. Window depicts angel of peace presenting sprig of laurel to St George who is sheathing his sword. Inscription at the bottom of the windows. The names of the fallen are on a nearby plaque (Memorial 2735).
Inscription
AS A THANKSGIVING TO ALMIGHTY GOD FOR THE SAFE RETURN OF SAILORS AND SOLDIERS OF THIS PARISH AND TO THE GLORIOUS / MEMORY OF THE FALLEN WHO SERVED IN THE EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1919 THIS WINDOW IS THE GIFT OF THE PARISHIONERS / THE WORK OF RIGHTEOUSNESS SHALL BE PEACE
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
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £158:14:10

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St Michaels Church
Reference
  • St Michael's Shelf Centenary Booklet, 1960
  • Halifax Weekly Guardian, 24th March 1920

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