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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Barnsley
Town
Hoyle Mill
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
W RODWELL
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 17th September 1921
    Attended by: W B Gittus & A Hirst
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13th November 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th November 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28091
Current location

The Church was previously known as the Wesleyan Church
Hoyle Mill Bethel Chapel
Wesleyan Reform Church
Pontefract Road
Hoyle Mill
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S71 1HR
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 35949 06403
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Hoyle Mill Council School
    Hoyle Mill
    Barnsley
    South Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Three-stepped base surmounted by pedestal, cornice and urn standing on a draped block. Inscription on three sides of the pedestal Wreath draped over the neck of the urn. Carved anchor on the top step and carved sword on the step below. Cross carved above the names.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: ERECTED BY/ PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ FROM THE INAHBITANTS/ OF HOYLE MILL./ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ WHO LEFT THIS VILLAGE/ AND GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ HONOUR AND FREEDOM/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO/ MAN THAN THIS." 3 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE/ SUN, AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"/ THIS STONE WAS LAID BY/ W B GITTUS/ AND A HIRST SEPT. 17TH 1921 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bates, Harold
Bates, William
Bennett, Clarence
Benson, Harry
Brown, William
Buckbury, Isaac
Buckley, Samuel
Ellis, John R
Funnell, Richard K
Lloyd, Thomas
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height C 3000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £235

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • BARNSLEY CHRONICLE-24-SEP-1921 & 19-NOV-1921

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