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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sheffield
Town
Sheffield
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9 November 2000
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27833
Current location

Inside Sussex Street entrance
to the left side of gate
Transco House
Effingham Street
Sheffield
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S4 7YS
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 36571 88055
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze plaque mounted on brick wall.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE EMPLOYEES OF THE SHEFFIELD GAS COMPANY/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE EMPLOYEES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ ON ACTIVE SERVICE OR THROUGH ENEMY ACTION IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)/ "LEST WE FORGET"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adshead, George Henry
Anderson, George
Atkinson, Henry
Ball, Joseph
Barber, George Herbert
Barker, David
Broadhead, Charles
Bull, Albert Edward
Butler, Henry
Clark, William Henry
See details for all 58 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 58
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 58
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 2ft, width 4ft
    Materials: Bronze
  • Wall
    Measurements: depth 1.5ft, height 5.5ft, width 7.5ft
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
History
1999: Company relocated to site on Effingham Street from Upwell Street. Memorial erected at Effingham Street. 1973, November: Company relocated from Commercial Street site to Sheffield Service Centre on Upwell Street. The dedication of the original memorial (Our ref. 62660) remains at the Commercial Street site. It is unknown if the name tablets from the original memorial were relocated to the Upwell Street premises or whether they have been covered at the Commercial Street site.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference

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