Holme Valley War Memorial

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Details

  • Situated in the grounds of the Holme Valley Memorial Hospital on Huddersfield Road in Holmfirth, approximately 7 miles from Huddersfield.
  • The period commemorated is 1914 – 1919 and 1939 – 1945.

    There is a tall column in the centre where a Memorial stone and eight plaques give the names of those who lost their lives in both World Wars.

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Holme Valley War Memorial
Holme Valley War Memorial
Holme Valley War Memorial
Holme Valley War Memorial
Holme Valley War Memorial
Holme Valley War Memorial
Holme Valley War Memorial
Holme Valley War Memorial
Holme Valley War Memorial
Holme Valley War Memorial
Holme Valley War Memorial
Holme Valley War Memorial

Location by map

The marker Google marker represents the location of the war memorial in Holme Valley.

Inscriptions

The Inscription reads:

In
proud and grateful memory
of these
our sons, who died for
ENGLAND
in the Great War
1914 – 1919

1914 The people 1919
of Holme, Holmfirth and
New Mill
have erected the
Monument & Hospital
A.D. 1920

+

Oh England, sometimes think of them
As once they thought of you

Names and plaques

1914 – 1919
HOLME & HOLMBRIDGE Plaque No 1

Plaques from left to right World War 1 - 1914 – 1919.


  • Willie I Addy
  • Frank Armitage
  • Albert Atkinson
  • Herbert Atkinson
  • Edgar Barber
  • Ernest Barlow
  • Arthur Batley
  • Herbert Battye
  • Walter Battye
  • Alfred Beckett
  • Jack Brooke
  • Frank Bottomley
  • Donald Beardsell
  • Herbert Beaumont
  • Alfred Chaplin
  • Harry Chaplin
  • Herbert Chaplin
  • John W. Chapman
  • Arthur Coldwell
  • Gerald Daniel
  • Arthur H. Dawson
  • George W. Dawson
  • Albert Earnshaw
  • Fred Green
  • Bertie Greensmith
  • Fred Hardy
  • Arthur Heap
  • Henry Hebblethwaite
  • Allen Hinchliff
  • Randell Hinchliffe
  • Sam Hinchliff
  • Henry Hirst
  • Thomas Howard
  • Fred Leake
  • Ernest Littlewood
  • Arthur Littlewood
  • Harold Lockwood
  • Joe Lockwood
  • Robert Lockwood
  • Ted Marston
  • Irving Mellor
  • James E. Mellor
  • Arthur Mettrick
  • Frank Mettrick
  • Herbert Moorhouse
  • Harold Naylor
  • Herbert H. Naylor
  • Arthur Pearce
  • Arthur Ramsden
  • Hubert Ramsden
  • Harry Robert


1914 - 1919
Plaque No 2


  • Walter S. Rodgers
  • Christopher G. Simmonds
  • Herbert Sykes
  • Luther Swallow
  • Albert Taylor
  • Turner Thorpe
  • Fred Tinker
  • R. Bruce Tucker
  • Arthur Whitely
  • Willie D. Whiteley
  • Fred Wibberley
UNDERBANK
  • Joe Anderson
  • Fred Armitage
  • Albert Bailey
  • James Bower
  • Harry Bray
  • Harry Brook
  • Wilfred Charlesworth
  • Lewis Coldwell
  • Tom Crossland
  • Samuel Earnshaw
  • Willie Earnshaw
  • Tom France
  • Edward Hodgson
  • Harry Holmes
  • Tom Horsfall
  • Arthur Kaye
  • Benjamin Littlewood
  • John L. Lockwood
  • Harold Lodge
  • Thomas F. Marsden
  • George Marsh
  • Joseph Mellor
  • Luther Mellor
  • Ben Ramsden
  • Fred Sykes
  • Willie Sykes
  • Ned Thorpe
  • Fred Turton
  • Wilson Turton
  • Joseph T. Wimpenny
CARTWORTH
  • Thomas R. Booth
  • Joseph Bramwell
  • James A. Heap
  • Willie Hinchliffe
  • Herbert H. Kaye
  • John Singleton
  • Harry Singleton
  • Ebby Wadsworth


1914 - 1919
Plaque No 3


HOLMFIRTH
  • Charles A. Battye
  • John W. Batty
  • George W. Beaumont
  • Harry Beaumont
  • Talbot Betts
  • Christopher S. Birch
  • James Bridge
  • Benjamin Brook
  • Harry Brown
  • Norman V. Bruce
  • Robert V. Bruce
  • Brook Burgess
  • Joseph Burgess
  • John E. Charlesworth
  • Herbert Charlesworth
  • William B. Coldwell
  • Hubert Coldwell
  • Joseph G. Darby
  • Harrold Farrar
  • Sam I. Fearns
  • Robert H. Froggart
  • Andrew Greenwood
  • George R. Hardy
  • James Haigh
  • Irvine Hinchliffe
  • Harry Hirst
  • Herbert F. Hogley
  • Fred Howarth
  • Oliver Howard
  • Willie Ibbotson
  • Bernard C. Johnson
  • Freddy Johnson
  • Harry Leese
  • James McMath
  • Ernest Moorland
  • John Moreland
  • Fred O’Melia
  • Harry O’Melia
  • James O’Melia
  • Norman Pickles
  • Fred Pogson
  • Leonard Sandford
  • Lewis Shore
  • James Stead
  • Arthur Sykes
  • Horace Tolson
  • Douglas I. Tolson
  • Harold Watthews
  • Joseph W. Wood
  • Joe Woodhead


1914 - 1919
Plaque No 4


UPPERTHONG
  • Willie Armitage
  • Arthur Battye
  • Freddy Beardsell
  • Lewis Beaumont
  • Harry Beever
  • George H. Booth
  • Ernest Butterworth
  • Norman Butterworth
  • Josiah Coker
  • John E. Dollive
  • Albert Haigh
  • Walter Heywood
  • Bertram P. Higginson
  • Norman Hinchliffe
  • Frank Hill
  • John Hirst
  • Lewis Hirst
  • John W. Hollingworth
  • George A. Mellor
  • Hubert Moodycliff
  • Arthur Noble
  • James Pearson
  • Clifford Pollard
  • J. Sykes Thewlis
  • Norman Woodhead
WOOLDALE
  • Freddy Aspinall
  • Harry Aspinall
  • Irvin Barrowclough
  • Willie Battye
  • George Booth
  • Percy Booth
  • Camaliel Boothroyd
  • George H. Broadbent
  • Herbert W. Brook
  • Irving Brook
  • Ben Cartwright
  • Ernest Cartwright
  • James W. Cartwright
  • Seth Coldwell
  • Ernest Coldwell
  • John E. Hebblethwaite
  • John W. Johnson
  • Arnold T. Lee
  • Nelson Mosley
  • Harry Roebuck
  • Ernest Sanderson
  • Fred Sandford
  • James A. Senior
  • Walter Thewlis
  • Thomas R. Warmsley


1914 - 1919
Plaque No 5

NETHERTHONG & THONGSBRIDGE


  • Lewis Beaumont
  • Harold Brackenbury
  • George H. Bradley
  • George Bray
  • Walter B. Bray
  • Leonard Buckley
  • Harry Charlesworth
  • Norman Fisher
  • Stanley Gill
  • George R. Gledhill
  • Hubert Hobson
  • John H. Hoyle
  • Arthur Heeley
  • Harold Heeley
  • William Haigh
  • Luther Hellawell
  • Fred Hill
  • George Kaye
  • Benjamin Roebuck
  • Norman P. Ricketts
  • Edward Smith
  • Ben Senior
  • Frank Swallow
  • Abel H. Schofield
  • Clemence Shaw
  • Edgar Taylor
  • Charlie Woodhead
  • David Wilkinson
  • Joseph Worsley
  • John Webster
FULSTONE
  • John W. Atkinson
  • Randal Atkinson
  • Hugh P. Ballantyne
  • Booth Battye
  • Lewis Booth
  • James Broadbent
  • Albert G. T. Cummings
  • Frank Dickinson
  • Fred England
  • Joseph Garside
  • Harold Gill
  • Fred Hallas
  • Harold Hampshire
  • Tom Hampshire
  • Lewis Harker
  • Luther Hartley
  • Ernest Hellawell
  • Harry Hilton
  • Fred Hirst
  • Arthur Kaye


1914 - 1919
Plaque No 6


  • Edward Kaye
  • Fred Kaye
  • Harold Kaye
  • Ben Maude
  • Lawrence C. Roebuck
  • Arthur Roodhouse
  • William C. Sims
  • William T. Stokes
  • Mellin Swaine
  • Fred Turton
  • Ido Wormersley
  • Louis Woodhead
HEPWORTH & SCHOLES
  • James Bailey
  • Harry Battye
  • Joseph Battye
  • Joshua Brooke
  • Raymond T. Brook
  • James Clark
  • Irvin Earnshaw
  • Fred W. England
  • Woodhead Haigh
  • Lewis Hirst
  • Norman Holmes
  • Herbert Kaye
  • Herman Kenworthy
  • Arthur Mellor
  • Lindley Mellor
  • John Mitchell
  • William Rose
  • James Senior
  • William T. S. Smith
  • Joseph Swallow
  • Percy Tinker
  • John H. Wagstaff
HADE EDGE
  • John B. Ashton
  • Harry Beaumont
  • Charles Brook
  • Harry Brown
  • Wright Crosland
  • Fred Earnshaw
  • Albert Helme
  • George F. Heppenstall
  • George Hirst
  • John Hirst
  • Herbert Kaye
  • Reginald M. Kinder
  • John Marsden
  • Fred Singleton
  • Harold Swallow
  • Frank Tyas


Two plaques from World War 2 1939 - 1945

1939 - 1945
Plaque 1 – left hand side wall

HOLME VALLEY 1939 – 1945


  • Frank K. Alderson
  • Herbert Armitage
  • David M. Batley
  • Jeffrey Barrett
  • George Battye
  • Harold K. Battye
  • Dick Beardsell
  • Harry Beaumont
  • Joe Beever
  • Robert A. Bennett
  • Arthur R. Booth
  • Clifford Booth
  • Douglas Booth
  • Stephen Booth
  • J. Gordon Bower
  • Hubert Briggs
  • Allen Broadbent
  • Stanley Broadbent
  • Thomas Brocklehurst
  • Lewis Brook
  • F. Haydn Brooke
  • E. Rex Butterworth
  • Raymond Calvert
  • Ronald S. Carter
  • Harry Cartwright
  • Stanley Cartwright
  • Frank Charlesworth
  • Jack Clarke
  • Arnold Clegg
  • Keith Dawson
  • Norman Dawson
  • Norman D. Dunn
  • John E. Ellis
  • Clifford Fallas
  • Maurice R. Froggart
  • William Gall
  • William Hair
  • Gilbert Hebblethwaite
  • William Heel
  • Eric Heeley
  • Frank Hellawell
  • Jack Heywood
  • Harold Hill
  • C. Irvin Hinchliff
  • Jack Hinchliff
  • Thomas W. Hirst
  • Horace Hoole
  • Lewis Hoole
  • Lawrence H. Horn
  • John Howard


1939 - 1945
Plaque 2 – right hand side wall

HOLME VALLEY 1939 – 1945


  • Thomas Howard
  • Frank Hoyle
  • Norman Hoyle
  • Norman Jackson
  • Harold Kaye
  • Norman Kaye
  • George H. Kettlewell
  • Edgar S. Lawrence
  • Lawrence Lynch
  • John Macmath
  • Lawrence McCormack
  • G. Robert Marshall
  • Lewis Maw
  • Raymond Mellor
  • Jack Mettrick
  • Colin Morgan
  • Frank Myers
  • Tom B. Nicholson
  • Percy Nuttall
  • Henry M. Peckett
  • Kenneth Price
  • Dick I. Pullen
  • Fred Richardson
  • James Ritchie
  • Henry Robinson
  • Jack Robinson
  • Edward Roebuck
  • Ernest Sanderson
  • Douglas Shaw
  • E. Grenville Shaw
  • Travis Spivey
  • Hubert H. Stainthorpe
  • Charles H. Standish
  • Wilfrid E. Swift
  • William Sykes
  • Wilson Sykes
  • Eric Thorpe
  • Nathan Tinker
  • Dixon Walker
  • Sam Weatherhead
  • Stanley Weatherhead
  • Harry B. Webster
  • Kenneth Whiteley
  • William Whitmore
  • Frank Whitworth
  • R. Anthony Williams
  • Benjamin Wilson
  • Albert Wood
  • Harry Wood
  • Reginald Woodhead