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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Barnsley
Town
Barnsley
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27997
Current location

ROADSIDE
Shaw La
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 6HZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 337 061
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING PLINTH, SHAFT AND WHEEL CROSS. INSCRIPTION CARVED ON ONE SIDE OF THE SHAFT
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ MEMORY/ OF THE SPORTSMEN/ OF BARNSLEY AND/ DISTRICT/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918./ GREATER LOVE/ HATH NO MAN THAN/ THIS THAT HE LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE FOR/ HIS FRIENDS/ LEST WE FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1080MM, height 3550MM, width 1440MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
1992: THE LEAD LETTERING HAS BEEN STOLEN AT SOME POINT
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BARNSLEY METROPOLITAN DISTRICT BOROUGH COUNCIL

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