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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnsley
Town
Pogmoor
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR G K JORDAN (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 01st January 1986
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 05th January 1986
    Attended by: MAYOR OF BARNSLEY
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28109
Current location

ON THE OUTSIDE OF ONE OF THE 5 RBL HOUSES BUILT FOR INFIRMED EX-SERVICEMEN
Cresswell St
Pogmoor
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S75 2DL
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 331 066
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
POLISHED BLACK STONE TABLET WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION IN GOLD PAINTED LETTERING DRAWING OF THE WHITLEY BOMBER AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE TABLET FLANKED BY THE BADGES OF THE RAAF AND RCAF
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ SGT A. HOLLINGWORTH RAAF & SGT A. BUCHANAN RCAF/ WHO DIED WHEN THEIR WHITLEY BOMBER CRASHED NEARBY/ ON THE 6TH JANUARY 1942/ PLACED HERE BY BARNSLEY R.A.F.A. & POGMOOR R.B.L./ AND BY PUBLIC DONATION 1986
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public,other

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