At present no image of this war memorial is available for online display. If you have a photograph of this war memorial, please upload it via our image upload form for inclusion on the Register. The image will be credited to yourself and free for reuse for non-commercial purposes by others under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Rood or rood loft
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24th April 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29412

Support the IWM War Memorial Register

Donate with Just Giving

Since 1988 IWM's War Memorials Register has been creating a national register of UK war memorials and the names of the individuals they commemorate. IWM needs your support to ensure that we can add to and maintain our these important records.

Current location

St Thomas The Apostle Church
Claremount Road
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX3 6AW
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 09812 25841
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
ROOD BEAM WITH WOODEN CROSS AND WREATH MOUNTED ABOVE. NAMES CARVED DIRECTLY ON TO THE STONE OF THE CHANCEL ARCH
Inscription
(ON ROOD BEAM) 1914 TO THE/ UNCONQUERED/ 1919 (ON CHANCEL ARCH) 1914 - 1919/ IN/ MEMORIAM/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armitage, J H
Barker, T
Brook, Arthur
Brown, L J
Cawthorn, H
Clough, A
Clough, Albert
Cockroft, J
Denville, Dennis
Dobson, H
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 8000MM, width 300MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height 1500MM, width 250MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST THOMAS
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, Published privately in 1995, their memorial 112

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-29412

For queries, please contact [email protected]