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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Barnsley
Town
Thurgoland
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients, Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28131
Current location

JUNCTION OF SMITHY HILL AND SHEFFIELD RD
Smithy Hill
Thurgoland
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S35 7EB
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 29050 01069
Denomination: Undefined

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  • S35 7EB

    OS Grid Ref: SE 29050 01069
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY A TAPERING PLINTH, SHAFT AND PLAIN LATIN CROSS. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THREE SIDES OF THE PLINTH AND TOP STEP
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF THURGOLAND, IN HONOUR/ AND MEMORY OF THEIR FALLEN IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918./ AND 1939 - 1945 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beet, T
Bower, J
Brook, G
Butterworth, A
Clark, C
Cole, H
Cooke, G F
Cox, F
Downing, S
Elmhirst, E C
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 3000MM, width C 2000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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