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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th September 1919
    Attended by: Mr. Nathan Rayner, President of Gretland Liberal Club and local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2846

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Current location

On wall outside the club.
222
Gretland Liberal Club
Rochdale Road
Greetland
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX4 8JE
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 08748 21312
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Polished Aberdeen granite tablet set within a Nowy-headed York stone frame, the whole set in the exterior wall of the Club. Incised inscription in white painted lettering. Badges at the top centre of the frame
Inscription
ERECTED/ BY THE MEMBERS OF THIS CLUB TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR OTHERS/ AND AS A GRATEFUL TRIBUTE TO THE MEMBERS' NAMES/ BELOW WHO SERVED IN THE WAR/ (Names)/ DUTY NOBLY DONE
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, L
Allison, A
Atkinson, J
Barrett, P
Bates, J
Beaumont, A
Beaumont, F
Betteridge, P
Betteridge, R E
Binns, G
See details for all 91 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 91
    Served and returned: 76
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, Surname
    Order of information: Initial, Surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 3200mm, width 1500mm
    Materials: Stone - York
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Commitee of Greetland Liberal Club
Reference
  • Halifax Daily Guardian - 22nd Sept 1919
  • Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion, accessed on 31st July 2022, www.calderdalecompanion.co.uk/x110.html
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 513

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