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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Sheffield
Town
Beighton
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J WIPPELL AND CO LTD (Manufacturer)
MESSRS G & E COPE (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th April 1920
    Attended by: HON EARL MANVERS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27501
Current location

NORTH SIDE
ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Beighton
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 440 830
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Clock with dedicatory round-headed white stone inscription tablet mounted within a dark coloured marble frame. Inscription in black lettering Garmand and ribbon design carved in relief on the sides of the frame
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR 1914 1919/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN UNDYING MEMORY/ OF/ THE FOLLOWING MEN FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ THIS TABLET AND THE CLOCK IN THE CHURCH TOWER/ WERE ERECTED BY OUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION./ (NAMES)/ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, F
Antcliffe, A
Anthony, G
Anthony, T
Armitage, W
Atherton, F
Bellaby, P
Billingham, T
Bland, A E
Chambers, J
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 136
    Served and returned: 68
    Died: 68
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: rank,surname,decorations
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: C £203 4S 0D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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