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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Undefined
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2824
Current location

Calderdale Metroplitan Borough Council Store
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • On wall on the west side of briggate
    5
    Victoria Baths
    Town Hall Street
    Elland
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    HX5 9AJ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 11000 20900
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bronze plaque flanked by two marble pillars with stone cornice supporting it and a triangular pediment Inscription in relief. Badge of the Imperial Yeomanry at the top centre of the plaque. Gothic lettering
Inscription
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY / OF / JOSHUA HEMINGWAY/ OF WHITWELL PLACE / ELLAND'S FIRST VOLUNTEER / FOR SERVICE / WITH THE IMPERIAL YEOMANRY / IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ WHO DIED AT KIMBERLEY / FEBRUARY 17TH 1901 / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN / THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS / LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bowles, Alan John
Fearne, Sidney F
Hook, William A
Manser, F H John
Morley Apperly, Basil Lang
Pilcher, S George
Pope, John George
Prett, Martin T
Randle, Edgar Perry
Reeve, William
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, place of birth, rank, regiment, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 2000mm, width 1100mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Arch
    Measurements: height 2500mm, width 1700mm
    Materials: Stone - York
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 501

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