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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Sowerby
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Maker
Fisher (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2859
Current location

Northern aisle
St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Avenue
Sowerby
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX6 1JZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 04305 23304
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White marble tablet with cornice, mounted on to a triangular headed grey slate backboard. Inscription in black lettering. Cannon and cannonballs, draped flag and sheathed sword carved in relief at the top
Inscription
SEBASTOPOL/ ALMA, BALAKLAVA, INKERMAN/ TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE BRAVE MEN/ FROM THE TOWNSHIP OF/ SOWERBY/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE CAMPAIGNS OF 1854 AND 1855/ SO TRIUMPHANTLY ACHIEVED FOR/ THE LIBERTIES OF EUROPE./ (names)/ THY DEAD MEN SHALL LIVE, ISAIAH XXVI, 19/ ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, William
Crabtree, George
Crowther, Eli
Greeenwood, John
Hellowell, James
Holroyde, Joseph
Saltonstall, Elijah
Sharp, Daniel
Thorp, Joseph
Wadsworth, Joseph
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Regiment,forename, Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1500mm, width 960mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Vicar and church wardens of St. Peter's church
Reference
  • 701

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