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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fittings
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29408
Current location

RC CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART AND ST BERNARDS
Range Bank
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 093 260
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
ALABASTER REREDOS AND ALTAR. REREDOS IS ORNATE, TOPPED WITH FINIAL AND CANOPY. SCULPTED FIGURES IN CENTRE OF REREDOS OF CHRIST CRUCIFIED AND MARY WITH CROSS BEHIND. FURTHER NICHES HOLDING FIGURES EITHER SIDE OF CENTRAL SCENE. TABLETS TO SIDES OF NICHES. INCISED, GILT LETTERING. CARVED SCENE AT FRONT OF ALTAR OF ANGEL LEANING OVER FALLEN SOLDIER, REFLECTING SCENE ABOVE OF MARY AND JESUS.
Inscription
OF YOUR CHARITY, PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF/ THE FOLLOWING HEROES WHO DIED FIGHTING/ FOR THE WORLD'S FREEDOM, 1914-1919, AND IN/ WHOSE MEMORY THIS ALTAR IS DEDICATED/ (NAMES)/ "MAY THEY REST IN PEACE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, James
Armstrong, Robert
Barlow, Thomas D
Bates, George
Benson, Daniel
Benson, Thomas
Blund, Arthur
Boland, John P
Boyd, Thomas
Brennan, Dermott
See details for all 134 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 142
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 142
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Reredos
    Measurements: depth 1000MM, height 3600MM, width 4500MM
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Altar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 157

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