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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Doncaster
Town
Conisbrough
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS TYAS AND GUEST (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28101
Current location

Coronation Park
Low Road
Conisbrough
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 51460 98768
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three step plinth to a stylised square doric column surmounted but a life size statue. Column base has re-entrant corners and fasces decoration round top. Plaques on each face recording the names. Statue depicts an infantryman with rifle and fixed bayonet facing to his left and supported by a broken tree stump. Column has re-entrant corners and fasces on each face
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR 1914 1918/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED/ IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION/ OF THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ MADE BY THE ABOVE/ NAMES MEN OF/ THIS PARISH/ "LEST WE FORGET" (ON PLAQUES): IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anson, W
Appleyard, G
Appleyard, H
Ashford, W
Atkinson, M
Baker, G
Balmforth, P
Barker, H
Bashford, A
Beecham, H
See details for all 176 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 176
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 176
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 55
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 55
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN CORONATION PARK
  • 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
History
FIXED BAYONET MISSING. GRADE II LISTED BY DONCASTER METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL, 1966
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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