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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 04th September 1937
    Attended by: HRH THE PRINCESS ROYAL
  • Rededicated
    Date: 23rd November 1952
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29422
Current location

WEST END OF THE NORTH AISLE
ST JOHNS CHURCH
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
England

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

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Previous locations
  • TA DRILL HALL
    Prescott St
    Halifax
    Calderdale
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
CARVED OAK SCREEN WITH BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE IN A CASKET AT THE FRONT. GOLD PAINTED INSCRIPTION CARVED ON PANELS ON THE FRONT AND SIDE OF THE SCREEN. YORKSHIRE ROSE REGIMENTAL BADGE AND PELICAN ON TOP. PANELS HAVE 4 CENTRED ARCHES AND LEAVES IN SPANDRELS SEPARATED BY DETACJED OAK SHAFTS WITH CARVED CAPITALS
Inscription
TOP AND CENTRE: THE FOUTH BATTALION THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S REGIMENT/ IN EVER/ GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE OFFICERS,/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ AND MEN WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES WHILST SERVING WITH/ THE 1ST/4TH AND 2ND/4TH/ BATTALIONS OF THIS REGIMENT/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ WHO DIES (...) LEFT PANEL: 49TH DIV./ 1ST/4TH BN/ 1914 MOBILIZED/ 1915 FLEURBAIX/ YPRES/ 1916 ANCRE/ THIEPVAL/ FANQVILLIERS/ 1917 RICHEBOURG/ HULLUCH/ NIEUPORT/ PASSCHENDAELE/ 1918 REUTEL/ RIVER LYS/ KEMMEL/ YPRES/ SELLE RIVER/ 1919 HALIFAX RIGHT PANEL: 62ND DIV/ 2ND/4TH BN/ 1914 FORMATION/ 1917 SERRE RIDGE/ ACHIEL-LE-PETIT/ BULLECOURT/ GRAINCOURT/ BOURLON WOOD/ 1918 BUQUOY/ MARTAUX/ FAVREUIL/ VAULX DRAUCOURT/ HAVRINCOURT/ CANAL DU NORD/ SOLESMES/ SAMBRE RIV/ MAUEUGE/ GERMANY SIDE PANEL: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE RECORDED WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18/ (NAMES)/ FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH LOCATION UNKNOWN: ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ayres, A E
Helliwell, H
Holgate, F
Ogden, A
Ogden, J H
Oldfield, A
Richards, E
Rushworth, A
Schofield, E
Scratcherd, G
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • 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
  • Screen
    Measurements: height 2500MM, width 5800MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
IT IS ALLEDGED THAT THE MEMORIAL WAS ORIGINALLY LOCATED IN THE DRILL HALL
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
VICAR AND CHURCHWARDENS
Reference
  • 105

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