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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Kirklees
Town
Mirfield
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46997

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Current location

On green to south of Church.
St Marys Church
Church La
Mirfield
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
WF14 9HX
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 21161 20395
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Square base surmounted by square plinth, tapering shaft and Cross. Inscription on front face of the plinth. Repeated chevron design down the centre of each side of the shaft.
Inscription
THIS SYMBOL OF THE/ GREAT SACRIFICE IS SET UP/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH WHO LOST THEIR/ LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE/ 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2FT 6IN, height 12FT, width 2FT 6IN
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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