Netherton War Memorial

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Details

  • Situated at the junction of Meltham Road and Church Lane, approximately 4 miles from Huddersfield town centre, in a garden area accessible from a small pedestrian gate in Church Lane.
  • A round engraved stone monument standing no more than 4 feet in height. The names of the men who fell are engraved in a large stone set in the ground directly in front.

    The periods commemorated are 1914-1918 and 1939-1945.

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 reads:

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

Names and plaques

1914-1918
Upper inscription.


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


1939-1945
Lower inscription.


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