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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Calderdale
Town
Rastrick
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2nd October 1920
    Attended by: Lt. Col. Sir George Armitage CMG DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2nd October 1920
    Attended by: Rev. W. Harrop (Free Church), Rev. W. Mason (Church of England), Rev. F. McMenamin (Roman Catholic)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2747
Current location

Rastrick Branch Library
Crowtrees Lane
Rastrick
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HD6 3NH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 13655 21397
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain obelisk with three tiered plinth and lettering in black.
Inscription
6o'clock face: TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ RASTRICK/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE OF/ THEIR COUNTRY/ 1914-1918/ "REMEMBER THE LOVE OF/ THEM WHO CAME NOT/ HOME FROM THE WAR"/ AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ 1939 - 1945 12,3, 9 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, L
Allison, H W
Ambler, H
Aspinall, J
Barraclough, H
Beevers, S
Bentley, J B
Berry, D
Berry, E
Berry, F A
See details for all 129 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 128
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 128
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Rank, Regiment
    Order of information: Regiment, Rank, Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 320mm, height 3500mm, width 320mm
    Materials: Stone - York
  • Base
    Measurements: height 800mm, width 800mm
    Materials: Stone - York
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL OUTSIDE RASTRICK LIBRARY
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
Date unknown: J W Clay left money for maintenance of the memorial in his will.
Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: Long termcare of the memorial.
Sponsorship
Private

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