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Thorpe Hesley - WW1 Served

WM reference
52926
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 18th February 1922
Current location

Flanders Court
Thorpe Hesley
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
England
OS Grid Ref.: SK 376 962
Denomination: Undefined

Previous location

Mechanics Institute
Thorpe Hesley
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
England
OS Grid Ref.: SK 370 960
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Two plain stone tablets set into a sloped stone base

Inscription

THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ AS A RECOGNITION & APPRECIATION OF THE PATRIOTIC SERVICES/ RENDERED TO THIS COUNTRY & EMPIRE BY THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO SERVED WITH HM FORCES DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ AND WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED HEREON./ "GOD SAVE THE KING./ (NAMES)"

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Allott, A
Ardron, W
Armstrong, J R
Armstrong, D
Armstrong, C
Arnold, C
Bamforth, F
Bamforth, J W
Bamforth, W
Bamforth, B
See details for all 212 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 252
Served and returned: 212
Died: 40
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Component

Base
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Tablets
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 18th February 1922
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Public
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 323-325 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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