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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Doncaster
Town
Rossington
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28111
Current location

Just outside the grounds of the church
St Michaels Church
Sheep Bridge Lane
Rossington
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
DN11 0EZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 62529 98442
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SMALL CRUSADER STYLE CROSS ON SQUARE PLINTH. METAL PLAQUE FLAT ON THE GROUND IN FRONT. SURROUNDED BY SMALL ROCK WALL AND PAVING STONES
Inscription
CROSS: TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE FALLEN/ "WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"/ A TRIBUTE FROM THE ROSSINGTON/ BRITISH LEGION WOMEN'S SECTION 1944 PLAQUE: IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN OF THIS VILLAGE WHO PAID THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE FOR US AND THE COUNTRY. WE WILL REMEMBER THEM./ THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE IN PEACE/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ POST 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barras, S
Beams, A
Blamforth, A
Carr, C
Collins, J
Cooke, A
Haller, G
Holder, B
Hoole, H
Johnson, E
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 1800MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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