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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Northowram
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR H PERCY JACKSON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 06th November 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 14th November 1948
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29427
Current location

ST MATTHEWS CHURCH
Back Clough
Northowram
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 113 270
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED WOODEN BOARD WITH GOTHIC-STYLE COPNY AT TOP. CARVED LETTERING. NAMES IN TWO COLUMNS. WOODEN TRACERY AROUND CANOPY AND AT BASE BORDER. CHERUB FACE AT CENTRE BASE.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ GRANT THEM O LORD ETERNAL REST/ AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM/ ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Hartley
Anderton, James W
Archer, Percy
Binns, Cyril
Boocock, John
Bottomley, Edgar
Clayton, Herbert
Cragg, Charles
Ellis, Edgar
Farrar, Nelson
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 3600MM, width 1100MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £120

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 115

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