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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Doncaster
Town
Highields
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28146

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Current location

Highfields Memorial Gardens
South Street/ Coppice Road
Highields
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
DN6 7HY
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 54357 06877
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square clock tower with domed roof and clock set on 6o'clock face. Also wreath on 6o'clock face and red marble tablet with gold writing at the base.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ THIS CLOCK TOWER IS ERECTED/ TO THE SACRED MEMORY/ OF THE UNDERNAMED WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ LEST WE FORGET/ 1939 - 1945 WAR/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barsby, William
Bellaby, John Albert
Brough, William
Buffey, Thomas
Byron, Arthur
Calow, Herbert
Clark, Robert
Clark, William
Cowlishaw, John Robert
Dean, Frederick
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename,decorations
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height 1500MM, width 900MM
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tower
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Highfields War Memorial Clock Tower
  • 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
2000: Clock re-gilded.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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