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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th July 1921
    Attended by: COL SIR EDWARD WHITLEY CB CMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29395

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Current location

In the main school corridor to the right of the entrance
CROSSLEY HEATH SCHOOL
Skircoat Moor Road
Savile Park
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 0HG
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 08141 23921
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • HEATH TRAINING CENTRE
    Halifax
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
CARVED WOODEN BOARD IN FIVE PANELS: THE CENTRE PANEL IS THE LIST OF THE FALLEN, THOSE WHO SERVED ON THE TWO EITHER SIDE OF THIS. THE WHOLE IS SURMOUNTED BY A PIERCED FRET COMPOSED OF THE FLOWERS OF THE BRITISH NATIONS, DECORATED AT THE CENTRE WITH A ROUNDEL DEPICTING ST GEORGE AND THE DRAGON. CORNERS MARKED BY ANGELS HOLDING SWORD, LOINCLOTH, SHIELD, HELMET, BREASTPLATE, SANDALS (SEE EPHESIANS CHAP 6). SCHOOL BADGE AT CENTRE BOTTOM. REGIMENTAL BADGES ON THE FRAMES OF THE PANELS: DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S REGIMENT; WEST YORKS; YORKS DRAGOONS; MACHINE GUN CORPS; KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS; ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS; ROYAL NAVY; ROYAL ENGINEERS; ROYAL AIR FORCE; ROYAL ARTILLERY; KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY; ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS; YORKS AND LANCS; GREEN HOWARDS; ROYAL FUSILIERS; SEAFORTHS; ROYAL TANK CORPS; EAST YORKS.
Inscription
TAKE UNTO YOU THE WHOLE ARMOUR OF GOD THAT YE MAY BE ABLE TO WITHSTAND IN THE EVIL DAY AND HAVING DONE ALL TO STAND/ (307 NAMES ORDERED BY WHETHER SERVED OR DIED AND BY YEAR THYE JOINED THE SCHOOL)/ IN HONOUR OF THE MEN FROM THIS SCHOOL WHO SERVED IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918 AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, C H
Ainley, F C
Ainley, G E
Arthur, G S
Arthur, W H
Ashworth, J K
Atkins, S
Bainbridge, C B
Ballantyne, N A
Ballantyne, P H
See details for all 352 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 365
    Served and returned: 307
    Died: 58
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Initials, Year they joined school
    Order of information: Year they left school, surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1380MM, width 3800MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
SCRATCHED BETWEEN FIELD WORK VISITS IN 1991
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference
  • Calderdale War Dead, Hornshaw and Fowler, published privately in 1995, their memorial 201

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