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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Barnsley
Town
Brierley
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28045
Current location

BRIERLEY CHURCH
Church St
Brierley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S72 9JG
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 411 111
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING ROCK PLINTH, SHAFT AND ROUGH HEWN WHEEL CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE SHAFT. ADDITIONAL TABLET FOR WW2 NAMES PLACED AT THE FOOT OF THE CROSS. WHOLE IS SURROUNDED BY A LOW CHAIN LINK FENCE AND FLOWER BED. LAUREL WREATH CARVED IN RELIEF IN THE CENTRE OF THE CROSS.
Inscription
Cross, shaft: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918. (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO/ MAN THAN THIS THAT HE LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS/ FRIENDS./ Tablet: ALSO THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Fowler, W L
Garner, W H
Hunt, J A F
Miles, C
Owen, W
Parkinson, J A
Rowley, L
Steele, E
Webb, T
Whiteman, F
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 2200MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BRIERLEY PARISH COUNCIL

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