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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Elland
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2823
Current location

Northeas tower pier
St Mary's Church
Church Street
Elland
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX5 0RU
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 10774 21154
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bronze plaque with inscription in white-painted lettering. Names in three columns divided by raised line. Additional plaque for WW2 placed below it with inscription in white-painted lettering.
Inscription
Upper plaque: THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918. / OF YOUR CHARITY PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE GALLANT DEAD ESPECIALLY / THE FOLLOWING FROM S. MARY'S. ALL SAINTS' & S. MICHAEL'S ELLAND. / (Names) Lower plaque: AND IN THE WAR 1939 - 1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrett, John
Bentley, Joe
Bischoff, Willie
Bottomley, Thos
Broomhead, Hall
Bumstead, Willie
Canning, John W.
Chappell, Frank
Clarkson, Albert
Dobson, Joseph
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 62
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 62
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 580mm, width 550mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church authorities
Reference
  • 503

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