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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)
Maker
Mr Percy Jackson, E. Cardwell Spaule
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.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2822
Current location

In hall and at pedestrian entrance
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 with triangular pediment placed above it. Pedimented gateway. Inscribed on frieze.
Inscription
(Board): MAYNARD P. ANDREWS M.A.,/ YPRES 14 AUGUST 1915/ HEADMASTER, SOLDIER, HERO/ SONS OF THE SCHOOL TRUE TILL DEATH/ 1914 - 19/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/THEY JEOPARDED THEIR LIVES UNTO DEATH/IN THE HIGH PLACES OF THE FIELD (Gateway): REMEMBER THOSE WHO IN BATTLE UPHELD THE HONOUR OF THIS SCHOOL 1914-1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Berry, J R
Booth, W S
Burdall, L
Clarkson, C
Collier, V
Greenwood, J E
Hemingway, A
Johnson, H
Maynard, P Andrews.m.a.
Oddy, J
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: no
    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: no
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 2400mmMM, width 1080mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Gate
    Measurements: height 3500mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Stone - Yorkshire
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.]

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