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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Barnsley
Town
Hoylandswaine
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
F W OXLEY (Mason)
F W OXLEY (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 05th September 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28087
Current location

JUNCTION OF BARNSLEY RD AND HAIGH LA
Barnsley Rd
Hoylandswaine
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S30 6JA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 262 047
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
POLISHED GRANITE THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, CORNICE AND DRAPED URN. INSCRIPTION IN GOLD LETTEIRNG ON TWO SIDES OF THE PLINTH FAINT ENGRAVED BORDER DESIGN ON THE FOUR FACES OF THE COLUMN
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ PROUD AND LOVING/ MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO PAID THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE/ DURING/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ "IS IT NOTHING TO YOU, ALL YE THAT PASS BY" 9 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Charlesworth, J W
Lockwood, T
Mellor, T
Senior, Wm
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: height 1220MM, width 1220MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BARNSLEY METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL

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