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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Calderdale
Town
Greetland
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 12 July 1924
    Attended by: Councillor David Smith Chairman of Council and The Earl of Harewood
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 April 1929
    Attended by: Bishop Frodsham, Vicar of Halifax, Formerly Senior C.F. Northern Command
  • Rededicated
    Date: 29 May 1954
    Attended by: Col Sir alfred Mowat Bart DSO DBE MC DL JP
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 April 1929
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries- Bishop ofChester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2830
Current location

Plaque in the housebody room
Clay House
Rochdale Rd
Greetland
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 09769 21486
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Clay house and the grounds used to be a community centre, museum and health centre. Dedicatory bronze plaque placed inside. Scene depicted at the top of the plaque and inscription below it. Additional plain plaque placed below it for WW2 names. Plaque depicts battlefield scene with two gun teams passing thirteen infantry men marching with rifles slung.
Inscription
Plaque: TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE MEN OF GREETLAND / WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR. / (Names) / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" Plaque: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, John D
Ambler, G N
Ambler, John T
Bailey, J S
Balmforth, John W
Barker, Fred
Barker, Gordon
Barmby, H
Berry, J
Binks, R
See details for all 108 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 73
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, initials
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1060mm, width 1560mm
    Materials: Brass, Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

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