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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Barnsley
Town
Hoyland
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS TYAS AND GUEST
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th April 1925
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13th April 1925
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28078
Current location

Junction of Kirk Balk and West Street
Kirk Balk
Hoyland
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S74 9HU
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 36697 00590
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped base surmounted by plinth and obelisk. Inscription on the sides of the plinth and on the front face of the base of the obelisk. Ornate scrolled buttresses at each corner of the obelisk. There is an additional tablet for WW2 names placed at the foot of the obelisk while the whole stands on a raised area with two steps leading up to it.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: OUR/ GLORIOUS/ DEAD/ 1914 - 1918/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE FALLEN/ (Names) 3, 9, and 12 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, T
Alpin, J
Andrew, I
Andrew, W
Andrews, E
Ashmore, H
Ayrton, T
Bagnall, G
Bagnall, L
Bagnall, L P
See details for all 232 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 233
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 233
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, decorations.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 66
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth c6000mm, height c4000mm, width c6000mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £650

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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