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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Greetland
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr H Pickles (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 February 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18 February 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2833
Current location

West Vale Baptist Church
Rochdale Road
Greetland
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 09768 21188
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
Three bronze plaques set within a large ornate oak border. Pillars on either side and board shaped in a nowy headeddesign above each plaque. Two cherubs heads flank the central plaque with laurel garlands below them. A wreath encloses the names of the fallen, carved capitols.
Inscription
(Centre panel): WEST VALE BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL / ROLL OF HONOUR / GREAT EUROPEAN WAR / 1914 1918 / TO THE MEMORY OF OUR / HONOURED DEAD / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES, AND ALSO / TO THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE / GREAT CAUSE OF FREEDOM / DURING THE EUROPEAN WAR. / (Names) / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS / THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE / FOR HIS FRIENDS" / JOHN XV-13 (Left and right panels): (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Akroyd, Pratt
Ambler, Thomas
Ashworth, Ernest
Ashworth, James
Ashworth, Joe R
Aspinall, Irvine
Baines, William A
Binns, Harry
Broadbent, Frank H
Broadbent, Percy
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 83
    Served and returned: 75
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 1150mm, width 1800mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Minister and deacons of the church
Reference
  • Halifax Weekly Guardian 24th Feb 1923

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