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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Calderdale
Town
Siddal, Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th February 1923
    Attended by: COL SIR EDWARD WHITLEY CB CMG DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18th February 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29401

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Current location

In the churchyard
to the West of the church
ST MARK'S CHURCH
Whitegate Road
Siddal
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 9AD
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 09815 23817
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND COLUMN WITH GABLED TOP. WW1 INSCRIPTION ON THE PLINTH AND WW2 INSCRIPTION ON A PLAQUE ATTACHED TO CENTRE IT. CARVED FIGURE IN THE CENTRE OF THE COLUMN OF A KNIGHT IN ARMOUR FACING LEFT: MASK OF A LION'S FACE TOP CENTRE.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE OF MEMORIAL, TOP: IS IT NOTHING TO YOU/ ALL YE THAT PASS BY 6 O'CLOCK FACE OF MEMORIAL, BOTTOM: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ EVERY PARISHIONER IN/ ST MARK'S PARISH, SIDDAL,/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT/ WAR 1914 - 1918 AND IN/ HEARTFELT THANKS FOR/ ALL WHO RETURNED SAFELY ADDITIONAL BRONZE PLAQUE IN CENTRE OF MEMORIAL'S 6 O'CLOCK FACE: ALSO/ TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE OF/ SIDDAL/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN/ WORLD WAR II 1939 - 1945/ "WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM"/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 1520mm, height 360mm, width 1520mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Column
    Measurements: depth 460mm, height 2150mm, width 680mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
History
The limestone was showing early signs of deterioration when visited by IWM volunteers Hornshaw and Fowler in November 1991.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
VICAR AND CHURCHWARDENS
Reference
  • Calderdale War Dead, Hornshaw and Fowler, published privately in 1995, their memorial 109

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