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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Lightcliffe
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29361

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Current location

WEST FACE OF SOUTH COLUMN OF CHANCEL ARCH
ST MATTHEWS CHURCH
Wakefield Rd (A649)
Lightcliffe
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 8TH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 13671 25418
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WOODEN BOARD WITH CARVED INSCRIPTION
Inscription
1939 - 1945/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ (4 NAMES)/ HIPPERHOLME, LIGHTCLIFFE AND DISTRICT BRANCH, ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ellis, Donald L
Foster, Richard
Roberts, Thomas O
Shaw, Samuel
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname, forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height c640MM, width c350MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Calderdale War Dead - T R Hornshaw and M W Fowler, 1995 (Published Privately). Memorial 426 therein

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