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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Hipperholme
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1920
    Attended by: J. Lister M.A. Chairman of Governors
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1920
    Attended by: rev G.T. Jowett, Vicar of Colon and H. C. F.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2822

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Current location

In hall
Hiperholme Grammar School
Bramley Lane
Hipperholme
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 8JE
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 12442 25798
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Carved oak board with broken-necked pediment. Portrait of the then late Headmaster with triangular pediment placed above it. There is also a pedimented gateway at the school, commemorating WW1, which is inscribed on its frieze and is separately recorded as Memorial 29396.
Inscription
(Board): MAYNARD P. ANDREWS M.A.,/ YPRES 14 AUGUST 1915/ HEADMASTER, SOLDIER, HERO/ SONS OF THE SCHOOL TRUE TILL DEATH/ 1914 - 19/ (16 Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (18 Names)/THEY JEOPARDED THEIR LIVES UNTO DEATH/IN THE HIGH PLACES OF THE FIELD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, P Maynard
Berry, J R
Birdsell, G B H
Booth, W S
Bower, H
Boys
Burdall, L
Clarkson, C
Cockroft, G G
Collier, V
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 2400mm, width 1080mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
School governers
Reference
  • Booklet written by L.W. Hyde (1916) [Not held at IWM.]
  • Calderdale War Dead, Hornshaw and Fowler, published privately in 1995, their memorial 428

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