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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Calderdale
Town
Siddal
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29401
Current location

ST MARKS CHURCH
Whitegate Rd
Siddal
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 097 238
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 INSCRIPTINO ON PLAQUE ATTACHED ABOVE IT. CARVED FIGURES IN THE CENTRE OF THE COLUMN CARVED FIGURE OF A KNIGHT IN ARMOUR FACING LEFT IN THE CENTRE OF THE COLUMN
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: IS IT NOTHING TO YOU/ ALL YE THAT PASS BY/ ALSO/ TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE OF/ SIDDAL/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN/ WORLD WAR II 1939 - 1945/ "WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM"/ 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
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
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
VICAR AND CHURCHWARDENS
Reference
  • 109

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