Skelmanthorpe War Memorial

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

Details

  • Situated in Skelmanthorpe Cemetery at the junction of Busker lane and Highbridge Lane on the outskirts of the village and approximately8 miles from Huddersfield Town centre.
  • The period commemorated is 1914 – 1919 and 1939 – 1945.

Photos

Skelmanthorpe War Memorial
Skelmanthorpe War Memorial
Skelmanthorpe War Memorial
Skelmanthorpe War Memorial
Skelmanthorpe War Memorial
Skelmanthorpe War Memorial

Location by map

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

Inscriptions

The Inscription reads:

In proud
and ever
living memory
of the men of
this village who
gave their lives
in the Great War
1914 – 1918

+

Names and plaques



  • John W. Blackburn
  • Sam Ellis
  • Percy Fenton
  • Arthur Field
  • Joseph Wilson Field
  • Lawrence W. Field
  • Norman Field
  • Herbert Fisher
  • Percy Gledhill
  • Percy Haigh
  • Fred Hawkyard
  • Cecil John Howitt
  • Donald R. F. Jackson
  • Tom C. Littlewood
  • Irvin Lodge
  • Sidney Mathers
  • Frank Peel
  • Edwin Radley
  • Pearson Radley
  • Albert Senior
  • John Henry Senior
  • Eric Tunnicliff
  • Herbert Tyas
  • Joseph Wainwright



After the Armistice


  • Thomas Earnshaw
  • Lawrence Lodge
  • Harry Senior
  • Hugh Patterson


1939 1945

This Memorial also commemorates with proud
gratitude the memory of the men of this
village who gave their lives in the War of 1939 - 45


  • R. Brian Armitage
  • Leslie Fisher
  • Jack Morley
  • George Taylor
  • Harry Hey
  • Eric R. Senior
  • Dennis Barrow
  • Edgar Horn
  • M. Vernon Senior
  • Fred Tyas