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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Calderdale
Town
Lightcliffe
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs R. Dawson & Co.
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: September 1923
    Attended by: Rt. Hon. J.H. Whitley MP, Speaker of the House of Commons
  • Dedicated
    Date: September 1923
    Attended by: Bishop Frodsham DD, Vicar of Halifax
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2762
Current location

Leeds Road opposite Leyburn Avenue
Leeds Road
Lightcliffe
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 8SD
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 13036 25661
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk with steps leading up either side
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED AND THIS STRAY DEDICATED/TO THE PUBLIC FOREVER IN REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE RESIDENTS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES AND IN GRATITUDE TO THOSE SURVIVORS/WHO GAVE THEIR SERVICES IN THE EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1918/ AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 9500mm, width 4500mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £4200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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