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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wakefield
Town
Ackworth
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29117
Current location

ST CUTHBERTS CHURCH
Cross Hill
Ackworth
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF7 7EJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 44033 18073
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
FOUR WOODEN BOARDS WITH BRASS INSET, TWO ON EACH SIDE OF THE ALTAR
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918 WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE/ RECORDED AND WHOSE MEMORY THEY HOLD DEAR/ THIS SCREEN IS ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF ACKWORTH/ THEY CLIMBED IN THE STEEP ASCENT OF HEAVEN/ THROUGH PERIL TOIL AND PAIN/ O GOD TO USE MAY GRACE BE GIVEN/ TO FOLLOW IN THEIR TRAIN/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Asquith, Harry
Beckitt, Edwin
Boocock, Joseph
Breward, Ernest
Briggs, Arthur
Briggs, Edwin
Briscoe, Edward
Burland, Edward
Burton, Harry
Burton, Herbert
See details for all 72 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 72
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 6", height 5FT, width 5FT
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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