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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th June 1949
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29393

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Current location

The gates form the main entrance to the grounds.
72
Savile Park Primary School
Free School Lane
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX1 2PT
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 09129 24035
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SET OF IRON GATES BETWEEN YORKSHIRE STONE PILLARS: SCHOOL BADGE IN IRON SCROLL WORK ON TOP OF GATES WITH LATIN MOTTO. TABLETS ATTACHED TO PILLARS CARRY COMMEMORATION (ON RIGHT) AND NAMES (LEFT).
Inscription
(TOP) DIGNI ET VOS ESTE FAVORE (RIGHT) THESE GATES WERE DEDICATED/ ON FOUNDERS DAY 1949/ TO THE MEMORY OF THE/ OLD BOYS OF THIS SCHOOL/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ 1939 - 1945 (LEFT) (NAMES IN FOUR COLUMNS)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armitage, M L
Bottomley, M W
Brayshaw, G
Breaks, K G
Broughton, D
Byrde, E G Def
Clegg, P
Coghlin, T W
Dawson, L
Eyre, H
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - York
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
  • Former Heath Grammar School and associated drill shed, fives court and boundary wall and entrance gateway fronting Free School Lane
  • 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
History
Repaired after vehicle damage in 1991 when graffiti was also noted. At some subsequent point, the tablets were switched, the Names (now on the Left) originally being on the Right pillar as observed from the road, and both were raised up the pillars.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CALDERDALE MBC
Reference
  • Calderdale War Dead, Hornshaw and Fowler, published privately in 1995, their memorial 202

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