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St Mary's Church, Combined Memorial

WM reference
69769
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Dedicated : 22 October 1922
Current location

In the Lady Chapel at the east end of the Church
St Mary's
Church Street
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 2AH
England
OS Grid Ref.: SE 34364 06661
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Tall wooden column, floor to ceiling. Gothic style, six sided in varying diameters and styles, mainly red, pink, white and gold. Halfway up there are six panels about 2' high, which have red and brown text on a cream or light brown background. The names on the panels are separated into regiments and arranged in rank order.

Inscription

Panel 1: A M D G / THIS COLUMN WAS SET UP / & THIS CHAPEL ADORNED / IN GRATEFUL & HONOURED / MEMORY OF OUR MEN WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR. 1914-1918 / "They were a wall unto us / both by night & day. / YORK & LANCASTER REGT / THE FIFTH BATTALIONS / (names) Panel 2: (names) YORK & LANCASTER REGT / THE BARNSLEY BATTALIONS / (names) Panel 3: YORK & LANCASTER REGT / OTHER BATTALIONS / (names) Panel 4: WEST YORKSHIRE REGT / (names) / EAST YORKSHIRE REGT / (names) / The Yorkshire Regiment (name) / The West Riding Regiment / (name) / YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY / (names) / NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS / (names) Panel 5: (names) / Royal Fusiliers / (names) / Somerset Light Infantry / (names) / Leicestershire Regiment / (name) / Lancashire Fusiliers / (name) / Cheshire Regiment / (name) / King's Own Scottish Borderers / (name) / Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers / (name) / South Staffordshire Regiment / (name) / South Lancashire Regiment / (name) / Royal Highlanders / (names) / Loyal North Lancashire Regt / (name) / King's Royal Rifle Corps / (name) / Durham Light Infantry / (names) / Connaught Rangers / (name) / City of London Regiment / (name) / London Scottish Regt / (name) Panel 6: ROYAL NAVY / (names) / 11th Hussars / (name) / Poona Horse / name / Royal Field Artillery / (names) / Royal Engineers / (names) / Machine Gun Corps / (names) / Royal Army Service Corps / (names) / Royal Army Medical Corps / (names) / V A D / (name)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Abershaw, J
Alderson, B H
Allden, H R
Allott, E C
Allsop, E H
Allsopp, B
Armitage, G A
Arnett, A E
Asquith, V
Atkinson, H A
See details for all 201 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 201
Served and returned: 0
Died: 201
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Regiment, Service or Corps, Rank, Initials, Surname
Order of information: Regiment, Service or Corps, Rank, Initials, Surname

Component

Column
Condition: Undefined
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Wood
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 22 October 1922
Attended by: Right Reverend Bishop Frodsham, Vicar of Halifax; Mayor of Barnsley, Ald. S. Jones, J.P.; Town Clerk, Mr. A.D. Mason; Chief Constable, Mr. G.H. Butler; Major Rideal, D.S.O.

Costs

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

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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