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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Barnsley
Town
Thurnscoe
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28132
Current location

THURNSCOE PARK
Thurnscoe
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 455 055
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FOUR-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PEDESTAL AND FIGURE OF A SERVICEMAN WITH RIFLE STANDING ON GUARD. WW1 INSCRIPTION CARVED INTO THE SIDES OF THE PEDESTAL AND WW2 INSCRIPTION ON BRONZE PLAQUES AFFIXED TO THE PEDESTAL. WHOLE STANDS ON A GRAVELLED AREA WITH LOW CHAIN LINK FENCE AND KERBING ENCLOSING IT
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ ERECTED/ BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ AND IN RECOGNITION OF/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ MADE BY THE ABOVE NAMED/ MEN OF THIS PARISH 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ THE ABOVE ALSO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allington, A
Allington, J
Bames, C
Barber, F
Bartle, H
Beattie, C
Blackbum, W
Blackwell, S
Booth, H
Bray, H E
See details for all 82 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 76
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 59
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 59
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname,rank
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth C 2000MM, height C 7000MM, width C 2000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Thurnscoe War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
1995: MEMORIAL RESTORED AT A COST OF £7000
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BARNSLEY METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL
Reference

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