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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
Kirklees
Town
Holmfirth
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29249
Current location

HOLMFIRTH HOSPITAL
Huddersfield Rd
Holmfirth
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 140 080
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Hospital with dedicatorycross outside. Names on tablets on wall behind Cross. Inscription on black. Wreath placed over the arms of the Cross, sword carved at front.
Inscription
CROSS: REMEMBER WALL, CENTRE: 1914 1919/ IN/ PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THESE/ OUR SONS, WHO DIED FOR/ ENGLAND/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ THE PEOPLE/ OF HOLME, HOLMFIRTH, AND/ NEWMILL/ HAVE ERECTED THIS/ MONUMENT & HOSPITAL/ A.D. 1920./ OH ENGLAND, SOMETIME THINK OF THEM,/ AS ONCE THEY THOUGHT OF YOU. WALL, TABLET 1: UPPERTHONG WOOLDALE/ (NAMES) WALL, TABLET 2: HOLME VALLEY 1939 - 45/ (NAMES) WALL, TABLET 3: NETHERTHONG & THONGSBRIDGE/ (NAMES)/ FULSTONE/ (NAMES) WALL, TABLET 3: (NAMES)/ HEPWORTH & SCHOLES/ (NAMES)/ NADE EDGE/ (NAMES) WALL, TABLET 4: HOLME VALLEY 1939 - 45/ (NAMES) WALL, TABLET 5: HOLME AND HOLMEBRIDGE/ (NAMES) WALL, TABLET 5: (NAMES)/ UNDERBANK/ (NAMES)/ CARTWORTH/ (NAMES) WALL, TABLET 6: HOLMFIRTH/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 300
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 300
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,place of birth
    Order of information: place of birth,surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 100
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 100
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Holme, Holmfirth and Newmill Memorial Cross
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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