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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Calderdale
Town
Hebden Bridge
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2845
Current location

A deconsecrated Baptist church
Birchcliffe Centre
Birchcliffe Road
Hebden Bridge
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX7 8DG
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 99504 27466
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cenotaph flanked by walls with two bronze plaques placed on them. Three steps lead up to the memorial Two reversed bronze torches flank each of the name plaques. Bronze wreath at the top centre above the dedicatory inscription
Inscription
(Centre): TO THE/ MEMORY OF/ THE MEN/ FROM THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR USE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 THEY LAID THEIR RICHEST GIFT THEIR LIVES ON THE ALTAR OF SACRIFICE LET THEIR NAMES BE REMEMBERED (Exact line spacing unknown) (Plaques): (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baldwin, Harold V
Barker, James Wm
Booth, George
Cockroft, Arthur
Cotton, Charles
Crowther, John
Dewhirst, Harry
Farrar, Prince
Greenhalgh, Walter
Greenwood, Clarence
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 900mm, height 3100mm, width 1350mm
    Materials: Stone - York
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Undefined
    Measurements: depth 5000mm, width 7040mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Pennine Heritage Ltd, the Birchcliffe Centre
Reference
  • Halifax Weekly Guardian 4th Feb 1922 - Design approved

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