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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fittings
District
Calderdale
Town
Sowerby
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR H PERCY JACKSON, Rev B L Whitaker, H. Percy Jackson of Colney
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17 September 1922
    Attended by: Col. Sir Edward N. Whitley KCB, CMG, DSO.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17th September 1922
    Attended by: Rev. B.L. Whitaker Vicar of St George's
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2863
Current location

North aisle
1
St Peters Church
St Peters Avenue
Sowerby
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX6 1HU
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 04283 23201
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • ST GEORGES CHURCH
    Quarry Hill
    Sowerby
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 055 232
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Altar and reredos with dedicatory wooden board with cornice. Carved inscription on the board Altar has crown of glory, English rose and fleur-de-lys on it. Reredos has Christ in glory standing on a globe and flanked by angels
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PERPETUAL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 THE OAK ALTAR AND/ RERDOS IS ERECTED IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1922/ (NAMES)/ JESU-MERCY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, Percival D
Berry, Thomas A
Binns, Edgar
Blezard, James
Bottomley, Dixon
Briggs, Harry
Brooke, Albert E
Butterworth, Albert E
Carter, Jack T
Cartlidge, James A
See details for all 50 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,forename,decorations
Components
  • Altar
    Measurements: depth 520MM, height 900MM, width 1520MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Board
    Measurements: height 640MM, width 860MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
1989: WHEN THE CHURCH WAS DECLARED REDUNDANT THE ALTAR AND BOARD WERE MOVED AND THE REREDOS WAS NOT RELOCATED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Halifax Weekly Guardian - 23 September 1922 - pg.5.

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