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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Kirklees
Town
Upperthong
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 04th May 1948
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29315

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Current location

ST JOHNS CHURCH
Upperthong La
Upperthong
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 130 080
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CHURCH LYCH GATE WITH DEDICATORY STONE TABLETS ON EITHER SIDE OF THE ARCHWAY
Inscription
LEFT TABLET: THIS LYCH GATE WAS ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF THE CHURCH 4TH OF MAY 1948 AND AS A MEMORIAL TO THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHO WERE KILLED IN THE WAR 1939 - 1945 (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN) RIGHT TABLET: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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