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Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Gomersal
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 206 259
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WOODEN ORGAN SCREEN WITH NAMES INSCRIBED ON THREE PANELS AND DIVIDED BY CARVED SURROUND. COLURED CRESTABOVE THE OUTER PANELS OF NAMES
Inscription
CENTRE PANEL: REMEMBER WITH GRATITUDE/ THE MEN OF GOMERSAL/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN DEFENCE OF THE REALM/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ GOD GRANT US GRACE TO BE/ WORTHY OF THEIR SACRIFICE LEFT PANEL: 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) RIGHT PANEL: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ NORTHERN IRELAND 1984/ (NAME)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allatt, Ebhraim
Baines, Benjamin T
Beaumont, Willie
Benson, Harry
Blamires, Harold
Boys, Harold
Briggs, Herbert
Broadhead, Joseph
Brooke, Gilbert
Brown, Fred Clarence
See details for all 78 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 112
    Served and returned: 56
    Died: 56
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 26
    Died: 26
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: height 7FT, width 8FT
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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