Copley Literary Institute Memorial Plaque

COPLEY LITERARY INSTITUTE

The Literary Institute was opened 3 December 1898 by Rt. Hon. Lord Barnard of Raby Castle.

The Memorial Plaque within the main hall is inscribed as follows:

“Erected to the memory of the Men from Copley Village & District who served in the Great European War.”

“1914    1919” above

There are:

  • Those who have fallen……………………..8 names
  • Those who served overseas…………..47 names
  • Those on Home Service……………………6 names

Those who have fallen:

Pte. Cross T.           13th D.L.I.

“      Dixon G.A.      12th N.F.

“      Dent N.           1st C.G.

“     Lowe E.            4th Dorsets

“     Robinson S.     1st G.H.

“     Sowerby B.      10th D.L.I.

Sap. Waters G.H.   R.E.

“For the Worship of God and the Benefit of this Land be Steadfast and Lasting in all Things without end

And I command all True Men to help each other Right for to Do and Right for to Receive”

The date when the plaque was unveiled is unknown.

Copley Literary Institute

Copley Literary Institute

Copley Literary Institute Memorial Plaque

Copley Literary Institute
Memorial Plaque

Copley Literary Institute Those Who Have Fallen

Copley Literary Institute
Those Who Have Fallen

 

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