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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Bradford
Town
Oakenshaw
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Aden Emergency (1963-1967)
Maker
MESSRS WRIGHT AND SON (BRADFORD) (Sculptor)
MESSRS GILLETT & JOHNSTON (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th November 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28636
Current location

St Andrew's Church
A638
Oakenshaw
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD12 7EN
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 17510 27787
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Four face clock in the church tower with elaborate associated tablet with cornice top and flanking columns. Wreath in relief in the cornice. Small WW2 addition fixed to backboard below WW1 tablet.
Inscription
THIS TABLET AND THE CHURCH CLOCK WERE DEDICATED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE UNDYING MEMORY OF THESE OUR MEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"/ AND IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ (Name)/ ADEN 1967
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Asquith, H
Barraclough, D
Bateman, A
Booth, W
Boyes, W H
Brooke, S
Burchill, J
Butler, E
Butterworth, S
Crossland, H
See details for all 54 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Aden Emergency (1963-1967)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £475

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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