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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Calderdale
Town
Southowram
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 October 1922
    Attended by: Captain G.T. Ramsden, M.P. for Elland
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 October 1922
    Attended by: Rev. P. Moss Weston, Vicar of Siddal
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2755

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Current location

Junction of Pinnar Lane
Law Lane and Howgate Hill
Pinnar Lane
Southowram
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 9QQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 10745 24238
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain Latin cross set in a large (c13m x 14m) paved area enclosed by a castellated brick wall. Reached by two flights of steps, which are flanked by three tablets with names and inscriptions: names are only of WW1 casualties.
Inscription
(FRONT) ERECTED/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE SACRIFICES RENDERED/ BY THE MEN OF/ SOUTHOWRAM/ WHO SERVED AND FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ AND IN HONOUR OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ 1939 - 1945 (SIDES) (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainley, A
Bancroft, W
Barber, F
Barker, J
Bates, G
Baxter, H
Baxter, J
Beaumont, F
Booth, A
Briggs, C
See details for all 60 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 60
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • 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 2800mm, width 300mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Calderdale MDC
Reference
  • Halifax Weekly Guardian 7 October 1922
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 418

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