Slaithwaite War Memorial

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Details

  • Situated in Station Road in the centre of Slaithwaite.
  • A tall obelisk column set on an octagonal base.

    The periods commemorated are 1914-1919 and 1939-1945.

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Slaithwaite War Memorial
Slaithwaite War Memorial
Slaithwaite War Memorial

Location by map

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

Inscriptions

The main inscription reads:

To the glory of God
this Memorial
was erected by
public subscription
in loving memory of
those who gave
their lives for us
in the Great War.
1914 – 1919.

"Greater love
hath no man than this
that he lay down his life for his friends"

The inscription on the obelisk reads:

To our heroic dead

Names and plaques

1914-1919
Upper tier first panel.


  • Allen Alured T.S.
  • Allen Hildred
  • Armitage George
  • Atkinson George
  • Bailey France
  • Bailey Walter
  • Bamforth Charley
  • Bamforth Frank
  • Bamforth Fred
  • Bamforth James
  • Bamforth John W.R.
  • Bamforth Ronald
  • Bamforth Thomas J.
  • Bamforth Tom S.
  • Bamforth Walter
  • Baxter Fred
  • Baxter Joe


1914-1919
Upper tier second panel.


  • Baxter Percy
  • Beaumont Tom
  • Beckwith Willie
  • Blakeley James E.
  • Brook John A.
  • Brown Willie F.
  • Burrows Edward H.
  • Carter Fred
  • Chappell Harry
  • Charlesworth Enoch
  • Chorlton James E.
  • Clark Walter T.R.
  • Clay Alfred
  • Clay Edmond W.
  • Clayton Thomas
  • Copsey Christopher
  • Cox Charlie


1914-1919
Upper tier third panel.


  • Crabtree Fred
  • Crossley Norris H.
  • Crowther Ernest
  • Dearnley James A.
  • Dyson Edward
  • Dyson George H.
  • Dyson Hilton
  • Dyson Hinchliffe
  • Dyson Sykes
  • Eagland Harry
  • Falconer Alexander W.
  • France Wilfred L.
  • Garside Harry
  • Garside Joe
  • Goulder George T.
  • Haigh Donald
  • Hall Horace


1914-1919
Upper tier fourth panel.


  • Hayes Edward D.
  • Hayes Ewart
  • Hirst Amos
  • Hoyle Albert
  • Hoyle Harold
  • Iredale John W.
  • Kent Charlie
  • Levell Frank
  • Lingard Tom
  • Lloyd Thomas
  • Lockwood Fred
  • Lumb Arthur
  • Marsden John
  • Mellor Herbert
  • Milnes Frank
  • Naylor Willie
  • Haigh Fred


1914-1919
Upper tier fifth panel.


  • Nester John
  • Norris John M.
  • O’Hara Joseph
  • Oldham James
  • Parkin Tom
  • Patterson Willie
  • Pennington James D.
  • Pogson Ronald
  • Pogson Thomas A.
  • Pybus Tom
  • Shaw Fred
  • Shaw Harry
  • Shaw Harry
  • Shaw Herbert
  • Sutcliffe Ernest
  • Sykes David
  • Sykes Edgar


1914-1919
Upper tier sixth panel.


  • Sykes Edward
  • Sykes George
  • Sykes Harold
  • Sykes Harold
  • Sykes Hilton
  • Sykes Hubert W.
  • Sykes Tom E.
  • Sykes Jim
  • Sykes Tom
  • Sykes Joe
  • Taylor Arthur W.
  • Taylor Frank W.
  • Taylor Harold E.
  • Taylor Joe
  • Toyne Alfred
  • Underwood Frank R.
  • Varley Wood


1914-1919
Upper tier seventh panel.


  • Voult Norman
  • Waddington Douglas
  • Walker George W.Q.
  • Walker Harry
  • Walker John
  • Walker Lister W.
  • Walton Joe
  • Warhurst James E.
  • Whiteley John R.
  • Whittaker Fred
  • Wilkinson Albert
  • Wilkinson Percy
  • Wood Harry
  • Wood Walker
  • Wray Benjamin
  • Wrigley Ben A.
  • Yates Harry


1939-1945
Lower tier first panel.


  • Adsheard Arthur Scott
  • Barry John F.
  • Brierley Ronald
  • Broadley Ronald
  • Bannagan George
  • Clay Fred
  • Cowling John
  • Donnelly James Edward
  • Dyson Walter
  • England George
  • Gledhill Walter
  • Haigh Leonard
  • Hall Leslie
  • Hirst Fred
  • Horan Thomas William
  • McCaskie John Cunningham
  • Mallinson Harry
  • Massie Charlie
  • Miller Jack
  • Parkin Donald


1939-1945
Lower tier second panel.


  • Parkin Norman Crowther
  • Parkin Sydney Carter
  • Rowan Henry
  • Sharp Albert
  • Shaw Jim
  • Schofield Lawrence
  • Simpson Arthur
  • Sykes George Clarence
  • Sykes Harold
  • Sykes Jim
  • Sykes George Fripp
  • Verity Richard Lawrence
  • Walker Benjamin
  • West Arthur Swales
  • Whittaker William
  • Whiteley Edgar
  • Wilkinson John Robert
  • Wood Granville
  • Wrigley Donald