Almondbury War Memorial

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Details

  • Situated in front of Almondbury Parish Church opposite the junction of Fenay Lane / Westgate and Northgate.
  • The period commemorated is 1914 - 1919 and 1939 - 1945

    An Old English village cross in Clipsham stone. The base of the cross rests on four bold steps and is hexagonal. Total height 19’
    Name tablets are cut in slate are incorporated in a curved wall immediately behind the cross.

    The designer of the monument was by Sir Charles Nicholson; erected by Messrs Graham and Jessop Ltd and unveiled at an official ceremony on the 15th May 1921.

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Almondbury War Memorial
Almondbury War Memorial
Almondbury War Memorial
Almondbury War Memorial
Almondbury War Memorial
Almondbury War Memorial
Almondbury War Memorial
Almondbury War Memorial

Location by map

The marker Google marker represents the location of the war memorial in Almondbury.

Inscriptions

The Almondbury War Memorial has one inscription that reads::

'1914 - 1919 Remember the men of Almondbury
Who died for King and Country 1939 - 1945'

Base of the cross reads:

'Rest Eternal Grant Them Lord'

Names and plaques

1914-1919
Plaque No 1


  • Noah Ambler
  • Arthur Armitage
  • Willie Armitage
  • Lawrence Bailey
  • Ernest Balmforth
  • Harry Barrowclough
  • Basil H.E. Beadon
  • Percy Benson
  • James F. Booth
  • Oliver Booth
  • Joe Boothroyd
  • Thomas Boothroyd
  • Stanley Broadbent
  • William M. Brook
  • Tom Burkitt
  • Walter E. Cawthra
  • Arthur Chaloner
  • Ernest A. Chambers
  • Jas. W. Cliffe
  • Chas. Hy. Cocker
  • Friend Cocker


1914-1919
Plaque No 2


  • James Dawson
  • Vincent Dawson
  • Thomas Deakin
  • Ernest Dearnley
  • Albert Dodsworth
  • Reynold Donkersley
  • Harold F. Dyson
  • Albert E. Eastwood
  • George H. Eastwood
  • Harry Field
  • Frederick W. Flinton
  • Thomas Flinton
  • Norman Fox
  • Peter Galvin
  • Ernest Haigh
  • Jack Hannah
  • Victor Hardy
  • Wilfred Hardy
  • Fred Hargreaves
  • Sam Hepworth
  • Wilfred Hirst
  • Joe Ewing


1914-1919
Plaque No 3


  • Chas.A.W. Hill
  • H. Hodgson
  • Philip E Holdsworth
  • Stanley Holland
  • Arthur Holt
  • Harry Hoyle
  • Thomas Hyde
  • George H. Inman
  • Ernest Kaye
  • Harold Keighley
  • P. Kennedy
  • Fred Knight
  • Herbert Knight
  • Wm. Hy. Leigh
  • Frederick Levett
  • Frank J. Lister
  • William Lockwood
  • William Lodge
  • J.E. Lunn
  • Herbert Milnes
  • Joah Milnes


1914-1919
Plaque No 4


  • Stanley Milnes
  • Geo. H. Mitchell
  • Ernest Murphy
  • Thomas Netherwood
  • Wilfred Noble
  • Cecil Pickering
  • Jos. Hy. Pickering
  • Edgar Pooley
  • Willie Poppleton
  • Norman Rainbird
  • Charles R. Ramsden
  • Frank Rawlinson
  • Friend Raynor
  • Leonard Roebuck
  • Frank L. Rowe
  • Chris. E. Routledge
  • Frank Schofield
  • F.H. Schofield
  • Frank Shaw
  • Freddie Shaw
  • Frank Sheard


1914-1919
Plaque No 5


  • Harry Shirtcliffe
  • Oliver Short
  • Albert Smith
  • R.T. Stocks
  • Arthur Sykes
  • Ernest Sykes
  • Frank Sykes
  • George Sykes
  • Jas. Hy. Sykes
  • James Sykes
  • John Sykes
  • Ronald Sykes
  • John L. Tebb
  • Gilbert K. Thornton
  • H. Ward
  • George Williamson
  • Arthur Wilson
  • Joe Womack
  • James Womersley
  • Harry Wood
  • James W. Woodhead
  • Thos. E.N. Wright
  • Arthur Wood


1939-1945
Plaque No 1


  • John Ainley
  • Trevor Batley
  • Kenneth Benson
  • Donald Booth
  • Eric Booth
  • Tom Bower
  • George H. Brook
  • George Briggs
  • Geoffrey F Balmforth
  • Norman Beaumont
  • Herbert Cockhill
  • Dennis Firth
  • Wilfred Fisher
  • Trevor Fountain
  • Frederick Green
  • Raymond Green
  • Frank Haigh
  • Harry Hampshire
  • Jack Hallas
  • Ernest Hepworth
  • James A. Hill
  • Owen E. Hulme
  • Harry Jackson


1939-1945
Plaque No 2


  • Edmund V. Lowe
  • Frank Morley
  • J.W. Moss
  • Eric C. North
  • William North
  • Leslie Pickering
  • Patrick Pollock
  • Betty Prince
  • James Rattigan
  • Frank C. Snowden
  • Geoffrey Stead
  • George F. Stokes
  • Alfred Sykes
  • Frank Sykes
  • Jack Swann
  • Daniel Simpson
  • Eric Thewlis
  • Jack Thompson
  • Charles Thornton
  • Roy Thorpe
  • William White
  • Norman Whitehead
  • Edward Whittell