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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)
Maker
MR H PERCY JACKSON (Builder)
REV B L WHITAKER (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01st August 1920
    Attended by: COL SIR EDWARD WHITLEY CB CMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29410
Current location

ST JOHNS CHURCH
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 097 252
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ORNATE WOODEN TRYPTICH WITH NAMES CARVED IN THE INSIDE OF THE DOORS MARTYRS CROWN CARVED AT THE TOP OF THE CENTRE PANEL AND SWORD ON A CROSS CARVED BELOW IT. ANGELS HEADS IN THE SPANDRELS
Inscription
TO THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH WHO AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM ENDURED HARDNESS FACED DANGER AND FINALLY PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND SELF SACRIFICE, GIVING THIER LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM. LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN 1914 - 1919 THESE ARE THEY WHICH CAME OUT OF THE GREAT TRIBULATION/ (NAMES) (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, R F
Ambler, W
Arnold, A H
Ayres, A C
Bagnall, W
Balmforth, C
Barret, F
Batty, G W
Bentley, J
Berry, N
See details for all 110 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 110
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 110
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 370MM, height 3200M, width 1660MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
1992: METAL WORK IS RUSTING
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
VICAR AND CHURCHWARDENS
Reference
  • 110

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