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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
2828

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Current location

WW1 on the chancel arch
WW2 in porch according to Hornshaw and Fowler (see references)
Southgate Methodist Church
Southgate
Elland
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX5 0EX
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 11000 20830
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
A pair of brass plaques. One is a rectangular brass plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard. Incised inscription in black-painted lettering. Double line border on plaque.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THE / ST. PAUL'S AND TEMPERANCE / STREET CHURCHES / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN TWO WORLD WARS. / 1914 - 1918 / (Names) / 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bowes, A
Bowes, W
Brearley, E C
Broadbent, J S
Crossland, J
Denham, G
Dunnington, H
Fletcher, N
Gledhill, N
Greenwood, D
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 50
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 700mm, width 630mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
New plaque erected after the two churches combined
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 507

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