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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Calderdale
Town
Norwood Green
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR H. Percy Jackson
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1923
    Attended by: Colonel R.E. Sugden CMG DSO of Brighouse
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1923
    Attended by: Rev. G.T. Jowett, Vicar of Coley
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2759
Current location

Rookes Lane and Station Road
Memorial Garden in Village Green
Station Road
Norwood Green
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 8PZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 14221 26726
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Column surmounted by stone urn. Column surmounts stone plinth which bears names and inscription in incised black lettering. Memorial stands on three-stepped hexagonal base. Shaft of column ornamented with stone shields.
Inscription
To the/ glory of God/ and in honour of the men of the/ township of Norwood Green/ and Coley who gave their lives and in gratitude to all who /served their country in the /Great War 1914-1918 names of the fallen/ (names)/ and in honour of those who gave/ their lives in the service of/ their country/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brook, Joe L
Elsworth, George H
Greenwood, Benjamin
Greenwood, Harry
Halstead, William
Hitchen, Austin A
Holmes, Frank
Pickles, D A Cyril
Pugh, Clement
Reeves, Tom
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: Surname, Forename
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: depth 750mm, height 5000mm, width 750mm
    Materials: Stone - Yorkshire
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • 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
2007- Listed Grade 11
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Souvenir Programme of Dedication (1923) Recollections of Mr. A. Lockwood and Mrs Binns, grandaughter of designer Weekly Guardian 17th November 1923 p2, p7

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