War Memorial, Hepworth

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  • location: Holy Trinity Church, Hepworth
  • status: still exists
  • category: war memorial
  • note: set within the side of the lych gate entrance


Courtesy of Kirklees Museums & Galleries.

In memory of
the supreme sacrifice of the
men of this Parish whose
names are here inscribed
and who fell in the Great
War of 1914 – 1919
in order to preserve the
sanctity of treaties and
the nations honour, the
safety of their homes and
country and liberties
of the World.
This Lych gate is erected by
friends and parishioners
of Hepworth Church
Cpl. Herbert Kaye RFA
Gnr. James Bailey RFA
Pte. Arthur Mellor DWWRR
Pte. William Rose DWWRR
Pte. Wm. T.S. Smith DWWRR
Pte. James Senior DWWRR
Pte. Percy Tinker DWWRR
Pte. Joseph Battye DWWRR
Pte. Norman Holmes WWRR
Pte. John Mitchell Y&LR
Pte. Lewis Hirst Scot RFs
Pte. Harry Battye KRR
Pte. Joshua Brooke WYR

This stone was added to the memorial to commemorate those who fell in the War of 1939-1945.

O.S. Lewis Brook R.N.[1]
L/Cpl. Harry Cartwright Y&L Regt[2]
Gnr. Stanley Cartwright R.A.[3]
Cpl. Jack Clarke R.A.F.[4]
L.A.C. Frank Hellawell R.A.F.[5]
Gdm. Colin Morgan Colds Gds[6]
Gnr. Nathan Tinker R.A.[7]
Ptpr. Dixon Walker Para. Regt[8]

Greater love hath no man this this
That a man lay down his life for his friends


The following map shows locations linked to those named on the memorial:


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