Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Lectern or desk
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th August 1920
    Attended by: Rev. H. Ironmonger
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30th August 1920
    Attended by: Rev. T. Rolf of Manchester
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2758

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Current location

Carlton Street United Reform Church
Carlton Street
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX1 2AD
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 09163 24920
Denomination: United Reformed

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Previous locations
  • SION CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
    Southowram
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Pulpit with lectern. Bronze plaque at front centre of lectern carried the raised names and inscription as well as carved figures of a soldier with rifle and maiden with wreath. It also has a laurel garland border.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR GREAT EUROPEAN WAR / SION BRANCH CONGREGATIONAL SUNDAY SCHOOL / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF / THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ SCHOLARS FORMER SCHOLARS SCHOLARS PARENTS/(NAMES)/ THEY GAVE THEIR ALL THAY GAVE THEIR BEST/ BEST AND GAINED THE CROWN OF LIFE/ R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Carter, Alfred
Hartley, Wilton
Holdsworth, Ernest
Howell, Harry
Kilburn, Harry
Little, John
Pickles, George
Scratcherd, Cyril
Wadsworth, Sam
Whitworth, Harrop
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname
    Order of information: Random
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Pulpit
    Measurements: height 1180mm, width 1950mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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