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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Barnsley
Town
Grimethorpe
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960), Korean War (1950-1953), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998), Falklands Conflict (1982)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1923
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28076
Current location

St Lukes Road
Grimethorpe
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S72 7JA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 412 089
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BRICK BASE SURMOUNTED BY FOUR-STEPPED PLINTH, SQUARE COLUMN, CORNICE AND FINIAL. PILLARS AT THE SIDES OF THE COLUMN. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE COLUMN
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: ERECTED/ TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE/ SOLDIERS AND SAILORS/ OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ 1939 - 45 WAR/ (NAMES)/ J D WHITEHEAD 1951 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, E
Allott, D
Allott, J
Allwood, E
Atherton, W H
Banks, R
Bird, S
Blower, H
Bubb, C O M
Burton, J
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 66
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    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: rank,regiment,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite, Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
2007: Road name changed from High Street to St Luke's Road
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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