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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Doncaster
Town
Blaxton
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28079

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Current location

Roadside
Bank End Road
Blaxton
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 67214 00410
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Sandstone obelisk surmounting square-set plinth. Plinth bears WW1 names and inscription. Three-stepped stone base. Top step bear WW2 names.
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ TO THE / GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-45/ (Names)/ ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF THE SUPREME SACRIFICE BY THE MEN OF BLAXTON NAMES ABOVE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, L
Drinkall, A
Drinkall, C
Garnett, F
Hardwick, J A
Hardwick, J V
Hoyle, C A
Marshall, A F
Priest, W
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,age of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height C 2500MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Blaxton War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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