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To be found at West View Park, Halifax, off Warley Road.

The land was given to the town by local mill-owners Henry Charles McCrea (Mayor of Halifax 1869-1871) and Enoch Robinson (Mayor of Halifax 1904-1905). The park was opened in 1897.

The war…

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West View Park is a Grade 2 listed building. H C McCrea and E Robinson proposed the park in 1894 at Highroad Well Moor and quarries. They bore the cost of the work on the proviso that it was maintained by the Council on completion. It was opened in…

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This photo shows the War Memorial in its original site adjacent to the A 646, it has subsequently been moved to Ellen Holme Park, Station Road, Luddenden Foot, and the site shown here is now shrouded in Rhododendrons.

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The house in the background is Grange Dene, This has been demolished and replace with three new buildings making the present Medical Centre of the same name.

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The statue of the soldier has in part been replaced from the original seen here.

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The men from Walker Lane Methodist Sunday School who gave their lives in WWI are remembered at Wainsgate.

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The Walker Lane Methodist Chapel War Memorial was moved to Wainsgate Chapel in August 2014. The poster with the photographs of the soldiers was placed beside the memorial in July 2019.

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Alan Bramwell, a Pennine Horizons Digital Archive volunteer, photographed the poster and then spent many hours digitally restoring the image thus created. The finished image was framed and mounted at Wainsgate Chapel.

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The chapel was bought by Eddie Beasley for development into 2 houses. During his restoration work Eddie came across this memorial to the fallen soldiers from the chapel.

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1914-1919 - To Commemorate with Honour and Appreciation the Service of our Boys in the Great War. The 16 men in the inner panel gave their lives.
By Westerman, Todmorden AN 70081478

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It is a memorial to those from the Wadsworth Parish who died in the two World Wars.

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Roll of Honour for the men and women of the Sunday School who served in the 1914 - 18 war.

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Roll of Honour for the men and women of the Sunday School who served in the 1939 - 45 war.

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Memorial to cricket club members who died in WW1

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Plaque from Mount Zion Primitive Methodist, Mytholmroyd now in St Michael’s, Mytholmroyd.

Memorial to the fallen and those who served in the two Great Wars, 1914-1918 and 1939-1945
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