Norman Park War Memorial

Streetscene and Housing (carolyn.walker@kirklees.gov.uk)

Details

  • Situated in the main Park in Birkby and Fartown surrounded by Norman Road, Halifax Old Road and Birkby Hall Road.
  • The period commemorated is 1914 – 1918

    Description – a soldier on a plinth designed by Messer’s. Hart, Son, Peard a & Co Limited in Birmingham at a contract price of £ 1370.00

    The unveiling of the Monument took place on Saturday 2nd April 1921 by General Sir Ian Hamilton

    There is a copy of the original programme detailing the events at the unveiling ceremony in Tolson Museum, Wakefield Road, Dalton, Huddersfield in the Ephemere Collection

Photos

Norman Park War Memorial
Norman Park War Memorial
Norman Park War Memorial
Norman Park War Memorial
Norman Park War Memorial
Norman Park War Memorial

Location by map

The marker Google marker represents the location of the war memorial in Norman Park.

Inscriptions

The Inscription on the front facing side reads:

This Monument
has been erected by
public subscription in
memory of the Men
from the Fartown and
Birkby districts who
gave their lived for
their country in
the Great War
1914 – 1918


For God and King and home
they gave their all


This Memorial was unveiled by
General Sir Ian Hamilton G.C.B. G.C.M.G. M.G. D.S.O.
on Saturday April 2nd 1921

Names and plaques

1914 - 1918
East facing panel


  • H. Mc. A. Ainley
  • W. C. Allott
  • K. Anderson
  • H. H. Appleyard
  • H. N. Aston
  • C. Atkinson
  • W. Bailey
  • F. Bairstow
  • G. Bairstow
  • A. Balmford
  • J. W. W. Barker
  • W. Barker
  • J. L. Barnicot
  • H. Barrett
  • S. Barrow
  • E. G. Beaumont
  • L. Beaumont
  • W. Beaumont
  • J. Beever
  • T. Bentley
  • M. R. Binns
  • S. Blackburn
  • F. Blackstone
  • H. Blakey
  • J. G. Bodker
  • T. Booth
  • H. Boothroyd
  • P. Boothroyd
  • J. Brakney
  • A. Brook
  • Hy. Brook
  • Hbt. Brook
  • H. Brown
  • H. Burrows
  • C. Burton
  • F. Calvert
  • E. Chapman
  • E. Chappell
  • S. Chappell
  • R. Clarke
  • E. Hanson
  • E. Clay
  • K. A. Clayton
  • N. Clayton
  • A. Clifford
  • R. Clifford
  • G. W. J. Colbridge
  • H. Cook
  • J. Crawford
  • W. B. Crosley
  • A. Day
  • A. Dearnley
  • J. Dearnley
  • V. W. Dodson
  • J. E. Dougherty
  • G. E. Dransfield
  • E. Dyson
  • H. A. Earnshaw
  • J. Eccles
  • J. E. Eccles
  • P. L. Evans
  • C. F. Ewart
  • H. Field
  • S. Field
  • C. Fidler
  • A. E. Foster
  • E. H. Frisby
  • J. W. Gargrave
  • O. T. Garside
  • M. Gibson
  • P. C. Gledhill
  • H. Goodwin
  • J. Grayson
  • T. E. Green
  • W. Greenfield
  • G. Grey
  • A. Haigh
  • C. Haigh
  • H. Haigh
  • J. A. Haigh
  • N. Haigh


1914 - 1918
North facing side


  • T. E. Haresnape
  • J. V. Hartley
  • Albt. Healey
  • A. Healey
  • H. Heaton
  • S. Hellawell
  • J.A. Hepworth
  • W. Hepworth
  • W. Heywood
  • P. J. Hill
  • F. Hinchliffe
  • J. Hinchcliffe
  • J. Hinchliff
  • I. Hinchliffe
  • F. Hirst
  • F. G. Hirst
  • H. Hirst
  • D. W. Hobson
  • G. Hobson
  • N. Hobson
  • A. Hollings
  • E. Horsfall
  • J. Hunter
  • G. Iddon
  • A. Jackson
  • H. I. James
  • D. P. Jefferson
  • E. Jenkins
  • W. Johnson
  • R. Jury
  • F. Kaye
  • O. Kaye
  • R. C. Kaye
  • W. Kennedy
  • H. Kergon
  • W. B. Lacey
  • T. Leonard
  • T. Liversedge
  • J. Livesey
  • N. Lockwood
  • W. Lodge
  • C. Lord
  • G. W. Lovell
  • A. E. Macey
  • A. Mackman
  • M. A. Mackman
  • H. Mallinson
  • J. Marshall
  • F.B. Mathews
  • G. H. McMillam
  • W. McNab
  • C. McVeagh
  • E. Medley
  • F. Milnes
  • H. Milnes
  • L. Milnes
  • G. Mitchell
  • J. Moore
  • H. Morgan
  • W. Morgan.
  • H. Morrison
  • H. Naylor
  • G. E. Netherwood
  • F. H. Newton
  • R. Noble
  • G. Nortcliffe
  • F. Oates
  • J. O’Brien
  • H. Oldroyd
  • A. Overton
  • W. Parr
  • H. Paviour
  • A. Peacock
  • H. J. Pinder
  • B. Pogson
  • W. Preston
  • E. Priestley
  • J. W. Probyn
  • A. V. Rastall
  • R. F. Richardson
  • N. Rippon


1914 - 1918
West facing panel


  • J. Rothery
  • J. E. Rothery
  • W. A. Rumble
  • Alf. Rushworth
  • Arth. Rushworth
  • H. Rushworth
  • T. Rushworth
  • W. Rushworth
  • R. Sayles
  • J. L. Schofield
  • A.V Scholes
  • A. Mc.D. Scott
  • H. Senior
  • H. Sharp
  • A. C. Shaw
  • J. W. Shaw
  • J. .L. Shaw
  • J. E. Sheard
  • W. Sheppard
  • C. Sherbon
  • A. R. Smith
  • J. E. Smith
  • H. Sowden
  • W. H. Spivey
  • C. Starkey
  • W. Stewart
  • E. Stocks
  • N. Stringer
  • E. W. Stubbings
  • J. Styring
  • A. Sulch
  • H. Sykes
  • J. Sykes
  • N. Sykes
  • S. Sykes
  • F. Taylor
  • A. Thompson
  • F. Thompson
  • H. Thompson
  • G. H. Yates
  • L .N. Thompson
  • Frank Thornton
  • Fred Thornton
  • H. Thornton
  • E. Thorpe
  • F. Thorpe
  • H. Topping
  • T. W. Towlson
  • W. H. Towlson
  • A. C Trevor
  • A. Tuckfield
  • A .W. Turner
  • J. Turner
  • W. Tyas
  • E. W. Ulrick
  • W. Waterhouse
  • E. Watson
  • E. K. Weavill
  • N. Wheelhouse
  • N. Whitaker
  • A. Whiteley
  • H. Whiteley
  • R. Whitteron
  • F. Wild
  • J. E. Wilks
  • H. Wilkinson
  • L. Winterbottom
  • F. Wilson
  • G. Wilson
  • J. W. Wiseman
  • P. B. Wolfenden
  • A. J. Wood
  • F. Wood
  • G. H. Wood
  • V. H. Wood
  • G. H. Woodcock
  • E. Woodhead
  • J. Wragg
  • F. S. Wright
  • L. Wrigley