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St Philip's Church

Halifax Road

Memorial Garden



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Sundial
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Birchencliffe war memorial is located at St Philip the Apostle church on Halifax Road. The sundial is made of Yorkshire stone and carries names and an inscription. The memorial forms part of the curtilage of the grade II listed Church.The Inscriptions reads – front panel Erected to the Memory of the Men of this Parish who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918 Right hand panel Back panel Left hand panel W. Ackroyd At the going J. W. Harpin W. Bailey down of the sun R. S. Horsfall G. H. Beaumont and in the morning G. Kitchen W. Brook we will W. Kitchen J. W. Chadwick Remember W. Moore F. Clough them N. Pilling H. Crowther J. W. Rhodes P. T. Crowther J. Roberts F. Dyson E. Scholes W. Firth H. Sherwood W. Fleming V. Taylor J. W. Gartside G. Williams H. Wood *************************** The Mothers Union of the Church also have a Banner inside the Church with a plaque which reads :- This Mothers Union Banner was given to perpetuate the memory of Philip (Pip) Ralph Wood R.A.F who made the supreme sacrifice for their Country on July 28th 1944 R.I.P
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