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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Kirklees
Town
Birkenshaw
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29107
Current location

ST PAULS CHURCH
Bradford Road
Birkenshaw
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
BD11 2DR
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 20338 28261
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
OAK CHANCEL SCREEN WITH FOUR SHIELDS OF OAK WITH THE WW1 NAMES CARVED ON THEM AND ONE SHIELD OF BRONZE WITH THE WW2 NAMES INSCRIBED ON IT. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION IS ON THE CENTRAL ARCH
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 SHIELD 1-4: (NAMES) SHIELD 5: ALSO IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashworth, G
Ball, W
Battye, S
Baxendale, W
Bell, G
Binks, A
Brooke, C
Bush, G E
Butterfield, R
Carling, T P
See details for all 114 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 76
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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