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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sundial
District
Kirklees
Town
Birchencliffe
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 September 1937
    Attended by: MAYOR OF HUDDERSFIELD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52613
Current location

MEMORIAL GARDEN
ST PHILIPS CHURCH
Halifax Rd
Birchencliffe
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 118 188
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO STEPPED PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY A YORKSHIRE STONE SUNDIAL WITH INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES.
Inscription
SOUTH SIDE: ERECTED TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 NORTH SIDE: AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING,/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM OTHER SIDE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, W
Bailey, W
Beaumont, G H
Brook, W
Chadwick, J W
Clough, F
Crowther, H
Crowther, R T
Dyson, F
Firth, W
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Sundial
    Measurements: depth 830MM, height 1060MM, width 830MM
    Materials: Stone - Yorkshire
Listing information
Condition
History
2002: THE MEMORIAL WAS MOVED FROM ITS ORIGINAL LOCATION BY THE NORTH WEST DOOR TO ITS CURENT LOCATION AS IT WAS DEEMED A MORE APPROPRIATE LOCATION. THE MEMORIAL WAS CLEANED DURING THE MOVE.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ST PHILIPS CHURCH
Reference

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