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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Sheffield
Town
Norton
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26th June 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27771

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Current location

ST JAMES CHURCH
Norton La
Norton
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S8
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 359 821
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Ornate Celtic-style cross. Carvings on each side of head and shaft. Cross set on tapering plinth surmounting three-stepped base. Pelican carved in centre of head.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF THE / OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF THE/ PARISH OF NORTON/ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES/ IN THE/ GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914-1919/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ OFICERS/ (NAMES)/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ (NAMES)/ MEN/(NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adlington, Harry
Allen, Albert
Barstow, Michael
Belbin, Clarence
Billam, Edgar
Birtles, Wilfred
Downes, Walter Leslie
Earlewelby, Clynne Everard
Ellis, Vincent
Godbehere, Herbert
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 23
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: rank,surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2070MM, height 2780MM, width 2070MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Norton 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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