Halifax hospital, St Luke's
During World War I, St Luke's Hospital, was used for treating soldiers. A further 302 beds were placed in marquees in the hospital grounds. It accommodated 800 to 900 patients.
On 8th July 1916, the Chapel was dedicated by the Bishop of Wakefield.
On 11th December 1918, the 650 soldiers in the Hospital were entertained to a grand banquet and concert by the Borough Police to celebrate the Armistice.