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Holgate Grammar School Old Boys WW1

WM reference
70246
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Dedicated : 27 October 1928
Current location

On the wall of the stairwell going up to the first floor
Cooper Art Gallery
Church Street
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 2AH
England
OS Grid Ref.: SE 34416 06626
Denomination: Undefined

Previous location

Barnsley Grammar School
Shaw Lane
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 6EP
England
OS Grid Ref.: SE 33577 06100
Denomination: Undefined

Description

A heavy dark bronze coloured plaque containing three columns of names set on a light wood panel. The panel has a curved top pediment with three coloured coats of arms set onto it around and amongst the dedication. At the corners of the bronze panel are four small coloured symbols, a rose, a shamrock, a thistle and a leek.

Inscription

Wooden Panel: 1914 1918 / TO THE MEMORY OF THE OLD BOYS / OF THIS SCHOOL WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR Bronze Plaque: (names)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Allott, T R
Armitage, A E
Atha, J B
Bakel, F
Bambridge, H L
Banks, A
Barraclough, C
Batley, E
Batley, A G
Baylis, L
See details for all 76 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 76
Served and returned: 0
Died: 76
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Initials and surname
Order of information: Surname, Initials

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 27 October 1928
Attended by: "300 persons", Mr. Charles H. Hutchinson, Rev. C. S. Butler, Mr. R. F. Pawsey, Canon H. E. Hone, Mr. A. J. Schooling, Mr Berryman. Members of the 5th Battalion Y&L regiment.

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

Barnsley Council

Reference

Book-Great Sacrifice by Jane Ainsworth-gives biographical details on each casulaty and a history of the school. ISBN 9781911096085 Hellon & Company £25

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