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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Rotherham
Town
Rawmarsh
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Non-Combat Deaths, Afghanistan (2001-2014), Terrorist Acts
Maker
Charles Hutton
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 03 June 1928
    Attended by: Lt Col JP Rhodes DSO MP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 03 June 1928
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2665
Current location

At junction of Westfield Road
Rawmarsh Hill
Rawmarsh
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S62 6LT
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 43595 95850
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cenotaph on raised platform in front of wall. Inscription on the face of the Cenotaph, with names from WW1 and the left and right faces. Panels with inscriptions and names mounted on wall to the right for WW2. Panels on the wall to the left are post WW2.
Inscription
Cenotaph, centre: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN ABIDING/ REMEMBRANCE/ OF THOSE WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ A TOKEN OF/ THANKSGIVING/ FOR PRESERVATION/ DURING THE WAR/ AND A SYMBOL OF/ HOPE FOR A NEW/ WORLD WHEREIN/ WAR SHALL/ BE NO MORE/ "GREATER LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN HIS." Wall, right side of cenotaph: (Names)/ SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF RAWMARSH AND PARKGATE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945 Wall, left side of cenotaph: (Inscription unknown.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addis, W
Adlington, W
Adsetts, G A
Adwick, P G
Aisthorpe, M
Allen, F E
Allott, E
Antrim, J A
Aram, A
Ashman, A E
See details for all 399 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 325
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 325
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 70
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 70
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname, Service, Place of Death, Date
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, Surname, Regiment, Location, Date
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Terrorist Acts
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £2257 18S 9D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Rotherham Council
Reference
  • Imperial War Museum, Film Archive MGH 3598
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Our Blog ukniwm.wordpress.com/2007/06/28/temporary-memorials-part-two/
  • British Silent Cinema and the Great War by Michael Hammond and Michael Williams (Eds.) PP145-158 Published:Palgrave Macmillan 2011 Chapter 11: 'The Dead, Battlefield Burials and the Unveiling of War Memorials in Films of the Great War Era' by Toby Haggith

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