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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Calderdale
Town
Hebden Bridge
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st May 1921
    Attended by: CLLR George Atack, Chairman of UDC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1st May 1921
    Attended by: Rev J A Smith MA, Vicar of Luddenden Foot
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2842
Current location

St. James the Great Church
Church Lane
Hebden Bridge
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX7 6DP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 98440 27453
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Base surmounted by plinth, shaft and Celtic cross. Inscription in relief on the base of the shaft and inscription incised on the plinth. Flower holder placed in front of the cross.
Inscription
(Shaft, 6 o'clock face): TO THE/ GLORY/ OF GOD/ AND IN MEM/ ORY OF THOSE/ WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 (Plinth, top): ETERNAL REST GRANT UNTO THEM O LORD AND LIGHT LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM (Plinth, sides): (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashworth, Edmund Lord
Atack, Eric
Bamford, William Bolton
Butterworth, Wilson
Clark, John William
Dawson, John William
Gibson, Arthur
Gibson, Ben
Gibson, Frederick
Gibson, Sydney
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 920mm, height 4300mm, width 1130mm
    Materials: Stone - Yorkshire
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Vicar and Churchwardens
Reference
  • Halifax Weekly Guardian - 7 May and 14 May 1921

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