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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Rastrick
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 May 1921
    Attended by: Mr E. Woffenden
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2749

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Current location

Inside and above the main door to the Sunday School
New Road Sunday School
New Road
Rastrick
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HD6 3QY
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 13381 20891
Denomination: Non-Denominational

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Description
Varnished wooden board with pediment, mounted inside and above the main door: lettering in gold. The name of the sole fallen man is on a brass plaque mounted below the names of those who served.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ TEACHERS AND SCHOLARS/ WHO SERVED FOR GOD FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF ERNEST RED FEARN WHO LAID DOWN HIS LIFE IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY/ OCTOBER 9TH 1917 AGED 20 YEARS/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bentley, Harry
Bentley, Reginald
Berry, Fred R
Berry, Thomas E
Bottomley, Fred
Bottomley, Joe
Brearley, Harry
Brook, Joseph
Cookson, Frank
Dean, John K
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 34
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1630mm, width 1350mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 210mm, width 1050mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Trustees
Reference
  • Halifax Weekly Guardian 07 May 1921
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 411

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