The marker represents the location of the war memorial in Slaithwaite.
The main inscription reads:
To the glory of Godthis Memorialwas erected bypublic subscriptionin loving memory ofthose who gavetheir lives for usin the Great War.1914 – 1919."Greater lovehath no man than thisthat he lay down his life for his friends"
The inscription on the obelisk reads:
To our heroic dead