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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Calderdale
Town
Cornholme
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 Sep 1920
    Attended by: ALDERMAN E CRABTREE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
596
Current location

ROADSIDE
Vale Baptist Church
Burnley Road
Cornholme
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
OL14 8JY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 91126 26212
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
A winged angel on square pedestal with three-stepped stone base. Inscription is carved on the front and names are carved aside of the pedestal and stepped stones. Names are in three rows.
Inscription
ERECTED/ BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE MEN/ OF CORNHOLME WARD/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THE CAUSE OF/ FREEDOM/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 1919/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN/ THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIBND/IS NOT TO DIE/ 1939-1945/MAY THEIR REWARD BE AS GREAT AS THEIR SACRIFICE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, E
Ayrton, T F
Barker, F
Barker, J L
Barnes, J H
Baron, H
Bell, T
Benbow, J E
Berry, S
Boothman, R A
See details for all 131 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 27
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 131
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 131
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 540MM, height 2000MM, width 540MM
    Materials: Stone - York
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: height 1750MM
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
  • Cornholme War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
WAR MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
Reference
  • 904

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