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Memorial details

Memorial type
Lamp or lighting
District
Kirklees
Town
Lepton
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29292
Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Green Balk La
Lepton
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 200 150
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LAMP OF REMEMBRANCE WITH DEDICATORY TABLETS
Inscription
THE LAMP OF REMEMBRANCE WAS PLACED IN THIS CHURCH IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF LEPTON WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE 2 WORLD WARS AND WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED ON THE STONE TABLETS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE CHURCH TOWER - 9TH DECEMBER 1951 (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN) TABLETS: (NAMES)/ ALSO IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, Edward
Ball, Willie
Barrow, John W
Brierley, Hiram
Brooks, Albert E
Carlton, Herbert
Clarkson, Harry
Clarkson, Joseph
Daggs, Houston
Denton, Fred
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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