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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kirklees
Town
Huddersfield
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 September 1921
    Attended by: Major General L. W. Atcherley, HM Inspector of Constabulary, performed the unveiling
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29274
Current location

Top floor: Conference Room
Huddersfield Police Station (Divisional HQ)
Castlegate
Huddersfield
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
HD1 2NJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 14324 16340
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Police Public Enquiry Office
    Albion Street
    Huddersfield
    Kirklees
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Parade Room
    Huddersfield Police Station
    Princess Street
    Huddersfield
    Kirklees
    West Yorkshire
    HD1 2TT
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 14465 16310
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Rectangular brass plaque with incised single line border, and inscription in black and red lettering.
Inscription
IN GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/ THE MEMBERS OF THE/ Huddersfield Borough Police,/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ EUROPEAN/ WAR 1914 - 1918./ (NAMES)/ "Lest we Forget"/ ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Birchley, Frederick
Brotherton, Richard
Cooke, Frederick Charles
Deakin, Thomas
Harvatt, Henry
Pell, Ted
Pentelow, Frank Alban
Ramsden, Albert
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Listed alphabetically by surname, in two columns
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 380MM, width 700MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
West Yorkshire Police
Reference
  • Leeds Mercury 1/10/1921 (page 4) reported the unveiling, mentioning that 54 members of the Huddersfield Borough Police had served in the Colours (i.e. around 40%), of whom eight had died.
  • To Be Remembered 1914-1918, 1939-1945, by Steve Holberry (1996)
  • Huddersfield and District Police Force, by Steve Holberry (Barden Print)
  • www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/151873/

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