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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Doncaster
Town
Burghwallis
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27840
Current location

At junction of Grange Lane
Old Village Street
Burghwallis
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 53353 11834
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic style wheel cross on tall rectangular plinth and two stepped base. Set on elevated walled platform reached by gates amd four steps.
Inscription
(FRONT) TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND THE EVERLASTING HONOUR OF THE MEN OF BURGHWALLIS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) (SIDE) THIS INSCRIPTION WAS ADDED BY THE PEOPLE OF BURGHWALLIS TO THE MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anne, Crathorne
Anne, Robert
Atkinson, George
Drake, Alfred
Duggan, Joseph
Grant, Cyril
Mclauchlin, Michael
Sales, Arthur
Scurrah, Harold
Trentham, Robert
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 1700MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Burghwallis 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
ACCORDING TO LETTER OF JULY 2000, STRUCTURE OF PLATFORM "BEGINNING TO DISINTEGRATE AND BECOMING STRUCTURALLY UNSOUND"
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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