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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
Current location

HEATH TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE FORMING MAIN ENTRANCE TO GROUNDS
Free School La
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 092 239
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SET OF IRON GATES BETWEEN STONE PILLARS SCHOOL BADGE IN IRON SCROLL WORK ON TOP OF GATES
Inscription
(TOP) DIGNI ET VOS ESTE FAVORE (LEFT) 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 (RIGHT) (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    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, 1991
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CALDERDALE MBC
Reference
  • 202

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