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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Doncaster
Town
Hexthorpe
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: May 1921
    Attended by:
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: September 2018
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1949
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28107
Current location

St Jude's Church
Hexthorpe Road
Hexthorpe
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
DN4 0DN
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 56467 02591
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone cross surmounting stepped plinth. Marble tablets inset into the plinth with incised gilt lettering.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE HEXTHORPE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WARS 1914-1919/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES) 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, J
Andrews, T
Atkinson, H
Atkinson, S W
Attewell, A
Bates, J
Battle, T
Beauchamp, W F
Belk, W
Beresford, H N
See details for all 91 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 91
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 91
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: regiment,rank,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: regiment,rank,surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1280MM, height 4200MM, width 1590MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
Memorial refurbished/lettering gilded October-November 2018
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Church Times 5 October 2018 page 10

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