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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Sheffield
Town
Sheffield
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27692
Current location

At roadside
Woodhouse Mill Church
Retford Road
Sheffield
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S13 9WF
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 43136 85678
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stepped base surmounted by tapered plinth and cross. Cross head features a carved sword.
Inscription
1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ WOODHOUSE MILL,/ FENCE & JUNCTION ROAD/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ "THEY SLEEP WITH ENGLAND'S HEROES/ IN THE WATCHFUL CARE OF GOD"/ AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO/ SHARED ITS DANGERS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barsby, C
Beeton, L
Blower, W
Chadburn, T
Clarke, S
Cox, H
Denton, C
Errat, F
Errat, H
Goldsboro, A
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
Listing information
  • Woodhouse Mill War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
c2006 Sheffield Council cleaned this memorial
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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