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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Old Town
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR WRIGHT INGHAM
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th September 1920
    Attended by: P Sunderland - brothers of Fallen. Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th September 1920
    Attended by: Rev James Hodgson, MA, Minister of Hope Baptist Church, Hebdon Bridge. Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2854
Current location

Inside in the Redundant Chapel
Wainsgate Baptist Church
Wainsgate Lane
Old Town
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX7 8SU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 99822 28790
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
Rectangular Sicilian marble (slab) tablet set within an alabaster frame. Whole is mounted on a black slate backboard. Incised inscription in black painted lettering. Intial letters are painted red.
Inscription
(TABLET): TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ A GRATEFUL TRIBUTE/ TO THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH AND SCHOOL/ WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918./ AND IN/ EVER LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN THE CAUSE OF LIBERTY./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, C
Arundel, F W
Ashworth, A
Ashworth, Ernest
Ashworth, J R
Ashworth, Lawrence
Ashworth, R
Ashworth, Reginald
Ashworth, Tom R
Ashworth, Vernon
See details for all 71 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 71
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: forename, surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 900MM, width 810MM
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £ 66
Comments: £66 collected at unveiling cleared the cost.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • 616
  • REF: Hebden Bridge Times, 17-SEP-1920, P2
  • Halifax Weekly Guardian, 04-SEP-1920, P8
  • REF: Hebden Bridge Times, 03-SEP-1920, P7

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