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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sheffield
Town
Pitsmoor
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th November 1922
    Attended by: COL A M CONNELL TD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27954
Current location

CHRIST CHURCH
Pitsmoor
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 360 890
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large stone tablet with ornate wooden surround. Incised black lettering. Names in eight columns. Wooden surround. Finial carvings along top with crown in centre. Crown is topped with carved wheel cross.
Inscription
AUGUST 1914 THE GREAT WAR NOVEMBER 1918/ TO THE UNFADING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH OF PITSMOOR/ WHOSE NAMES ARE HEREUNDER INSCRIBED AND IN GRATITUDE TO ALMIGHTY GOD/ FOR THE SAFE RETURN OF THEIR COMRADES/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Able, S
Allen, W
Arrand, C
Arrand, J
Ashton, J H
Astling, A
Atkins, D
Atkinson, C
Atkinson, C M
Atkinson, J W
See details for all 279 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 286
    Served and returned: 279
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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