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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Doncaster
Town
Armthorpe
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Non-Combat Deaths, Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28037
Current location

St Leonard and St Mary Church
Church Street
Armthorpe
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
DN3 3AN
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 62236 04875
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone lychgate with tiled roof. Set into the stone workd of one wall, a black granite tablet bears the dedication in incised gold lettering. A second black granite tablet on the opposite wall bears the list of wars and the names.
Inscription
Tablet: THIS LYCHGATE WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO/ WENT FORTH FROM THIS PARISH AND GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY Tablet: IN GLORIOUS MEMORY/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ OTHER CONFLICTS/ 1936 (K.PASS) 1972 (N.IRE.)/ (Names) Original tablet: THIS LYCHGATE WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO WENT FORTH FROM THIS PARISH AND GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE TWO WORLD WARS/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbiss, D
Barber, C B
Bentley, D
Bowen, I
Bowskill, F
Brunt, S
Chadbourne, G S
Dale, G H
Donnelly, T
Drabble, C
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Black, Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
The original talbet was replaced with the inclusion of more names and a new inscription.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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