Netherton War Memorial

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Details

  • Situated at the junction of Meltham Road and Church Lane, Netherton approximately 4 miles from Huddersfield Town centre in a garden area accessible from a small pedestrian gate in Church Lane.
  • The period commemorated is 1914 – 1919 and 1939 – 1945.

    Description – a round stone engraved monument standing no more than 4’ in height.

Photos

Netherton War Memorial
Netherton War Memorial
Netherton War Memorial
Netherton War Memorial
Netherton War Memorial

Location by map

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

Inscriptions

The Inscription around the monument reads:

Honour the men of this Parish who fell in the two
Great Wars 1914 – 1918 & 1939 - 1945

The names of the men who fell are engraved in a large stone set in the ground directly in front of the Monument

Names and plaques

1914 – 1918


  • Frank Barker
  • John T. Bower
  • Henry Cuttell
  • Thomas O. Garside
  • Albert Heeley
  • David Kaye
  • Arthur Matthews
  • George Mellor
  • Ernest Mitchell
  • Percy Swallow
  • Henry Sykes
  • Wilfred Todd
  • Albert Wilkinson
  • George Barker
  • Arthur Cockhill
  • Wilfred Dyche
  • Edward Haigh
  • Dyson Healey
  • J. Lawson Lightfoot
  • Alfred Mellor
  • Lewis Mellor
  • Frank Moorhouse
  • Percy Swallow
  • Ronald Sykes
  • Luke Whitehead
  • Albert Winterbottom
  • Gerald Baxter
  • Joseph Crabtree
  • Arthur Froggart
  • Tom Hampshire
  • Joe Holdsworth
  • Geoffrey C. Lunn
  • Clement Mellor
  • Norman Mellor
  • Harold Newsome
  • George Sykes
  • Giles Sykes
  • John James Taylor
  • James Whiteley


1939 - 1945


  • Harry Bamforth
  • George Arthur Briggs
  • John Dodson
  • Gordon Lockwood
  • George Henry Todd
  • James Weir
  • George Herbert Boothroyd
  • Wallace Brown
  • Thomas William Hirst
  • Donald Shaw
  • Edward Whittell
  • Stanley Victor Crossley
  • Ronald Knapton
  • Paul Douglas Swallow
  • Stanley John Vickery
  • Tom Wilde