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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Calderdale
Town
Blackshaw Head
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS STEVENSON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21st April 1922
    Attended by: Councillor A E Naesmith of Todmorden
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21st April 1922
    Attended by: Rev J S Morris; Rev F Bailey
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2852
Current location

Methodist Church
Old Shaw Lane
Blackshaw Head
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX7 7JY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 95911 27623
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Concrete base surmounted by square granite block and obelisk. Inscription carved on the sides of the base.
Inscription
IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEN ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CHURCH AND DISTRICT WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Carling, Clifford
Carling, Frank
Feather, Herbert
Greenwood, Ashton
Greenwood, Fred
Greenwood, John T
Lord, Leonard
Shackleton, John T
Shingler, Roy
Smith, John H
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 610mm, height 1600mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Granite - Polished
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 614

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