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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kirklees
Town
Holmfirth
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
F Osborne and Co. Ltd (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 09 October 1948
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65437
Current location

Honley High School
Station Road
Holmfirth
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
HD9 6QJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 144 124
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular plaque with curved top enclosing a wreath. There are Yorkshire roses at each corner and the names are in raised lettering.
Inscription
ROLL/ OF/ HONOUR/ HOLME VALLEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL/ IN PROUD AND/ LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE OLD BOYS OF/ THIS SCHOOL WHO/ FELL IN THE WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 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
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 650mm, width 330mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unveiling by Lord Saville.

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