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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Bell and Co. of Bradford
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1906
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69611
Current location

Halifax Minster
Church Street
Halifax
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX1 1QL
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 09463 24816
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque set on marble backboard. Plaque has a moulded frame of elaborate gothic style architecture in raised brass against a blue background. The Halifax coat of arms is featured at the top left. Top right is the South African war medal comprising Britannia with a shield, trident and wreath with a ship and soldiers and the words SOUTH AFRICA. Inscription is in raised bass.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE FOLLWING OFFICERS,/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE PARISH OF HALIFAX,/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES WHILST SERVING THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE/ SOUTH AFRICAN WAR - 1899-1900-1901-1902/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aaron, F
Berry, H
Binns, W
Bland, J
Blatchford, R F
Bottomley, A
Bowker, J
Briggs, J
Brook, T
Brooke, E V I
See details for all 76 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 75
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 75
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Regiment, rank, initial, surname
    Order of information: Regiment
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 1060mm, width 1670mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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