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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Calderdale
Town
Clifton
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
M. Noble
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th November 1921
    Attended by: Lt. Col. Sir George Armitage CMG DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th November 1921
    Attended by: Rev. W.J.R. Sherlock, Vicar of Clifton
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2754
Current location

Opp. Highley Hall.
Towngate
Clifton
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HD6 4LL
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 16003 22958
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Floreated latin cross on a tapering shaft and octagonal plinth. The names are engraved on the sides of the plinth and the whole is set on two steps.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF CLIFTON WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT THEIR NAME SHALL LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (Names)/ AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Harry
Arnett, Albert
Brook, Raymond
Brooke, Ernest
Clayton, Fred
Clayton, Harry
Clayton, Ralph
Drake, Randall
Dyson, Stanley B
Fryer, George Mitchell
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: 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
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4500mm
    Materials: Stone - Yorkshire
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Yorkshire
  • Steps
    Measurements: height 4050mm
    Materials: Stone - Yorkshire
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 417
  • Carter Postcard Collection UL1

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