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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Calderdale
Town
Brighouse
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs Burlison & Grylls, Messrs Fraley
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29th May 1921
    Attended by: Lt Col Sir George Armitage CMG DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29th May1921
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Halifax
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2739
Current location

St Martins Church
Church Lane
Brighouse
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HD6 1AS
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 14348 23116
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three light stained glass window with bronze plaque beneath. Plaque decorated with wreath, cross and borough Arms of Brighouse. Window depicts (centre) Christ crucified, (right) St Christopher, and (left) St Martin.
Inscription
(Plaque): TO THE GLORY OF GOD & IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF THE MEN OF OUR CHURCH &/ PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE/ OF THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ THIS TABLET AND A WINDOW IN THE CHAPEL WERE ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION AD 1921 (Window): IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF OUR CHURCH AND PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, J
Andrews, A E
Beevers, H
Clayton, J E
Clayton, L
Collins, G H
Crowther, G
Crowther, R S
Crowther, W
Drake, W
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initial, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 750mm, width 1150mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £250 (Window)

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Halifax Weekly Guardian, 3rd July 1920, Plan Approved
  • Halifax Weekly Guardian 4th June 1924, Unveiling

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