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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Barnsley
Town
Gawber
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28071
Current location

GAWBER CHURCH
Church St
Gawber
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S75 2RL
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 32286 07198
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING PLINTH, SHAFT AND STYLISED IN-FILLED WHEEL-CROSS
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF GAWBER/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, Arthur
Atkinson, Herbert
Beachill, Albert
Casken, Alfred
Casken, Arthur
Chapman, John
Chilvers, Matthew
Clarke, Alec
Ellis, Charles
Franks, Hubert
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 1000MM, height C 3000MM, width C 1000MM
    Materials: Marble
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
1989: MEMORIAL CLEANED. JAR WITH THE DUNKIRK SAND IN IT WAS BURIED AS PART OF THE REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE 1991: 6 WW2 NAMES ADDED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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