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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Calderdale
Town
Lightcliffe
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21st September 1921
    Attended by: Lt. Col. Sir George Armitage CMG DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21st September 1923
    Attended by: Bishop Frodsham DD, Vicar of Halifax
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2763
Current location

St Matthew's Church
Wakefield Road
Lightcliffe
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 8SJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 13504 25493
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden screen on west side of church. Central panel bears carved names in red. Inscription above and below names painted in gilt. Gothic canopy over central panel.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/OF THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL FOR GOD AND KING/ FOR RIGHT FREEDOM AND PEACE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ JESU MERCY/ SEE YE TO IT THAT THESE SHALL NOT HAVE DIED IN VAIN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addy, Herbert
Aspinall, Harry
Aspinall, Herbert
Aspinall, Milton
Balmforth, Sam
Baxter, Clement
Bentley, Sam
Bentley, William H
Berry, John R
Bolland, Joseph P
See details for all 58 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 60
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Rank, Forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: height C 3000mm, width 6600mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £350

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Halifax Weekly Guardian 10th April 1920 (plans), 10th September 1921 (p4), 24th September 1921 (pp3-4)

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