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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Barnsley
Town
Monk Bretton
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22nd May 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22nd May 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28103
Current location

Cross St
Monk Bretton
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S71 2EU
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 36230 07864
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO IDENTICAL PILLARS PLACED EQUIDISTANTLY APART AND MOUNTED UPON SQUARE PLINTH. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE IS SET WITHIN A PAVED ARE SURROUNDED BY FLOWER BEDS
Inscription
LEFT HAND PILLAR:- 6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914/ (NAMES) 3 O'CLOCK FACE: MONK BRETTON/ HOLDS IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ HER BRAVE DEAD/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914 - 1918./ 1939 - 1945 9 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945 WAR/ (NAMES)/ KOREAN WAR/ (NAME) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) RIGHT HAND PILLAR:- 6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1918/ (NAMES) 3 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945 WAR/ (NAMES) 9 AND 12 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, Arthur
Atkinson, Herbert
Bailey, James M
Bailey, Tom
Barber, Eric D
Barham, Wilfred
Barnett, William
Beck, George E
Bedford, Charles
Black, George
See details for all 94 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 66
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Forename, Surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Forename, Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Forename, Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: MEMORIAL WAS MOVED TO THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE ROAD TO FACILITATE WATER AUTHORITY ALTERATIONS TO THE UNDERGROUND RESERVOIR
Costs

Site: £300

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

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