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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Doncaster
Town
Edlington
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Falklands Conflict (1982)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28147
Current location

Memorial Park
Edlington Lane
Edlington
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 54019 99157
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Limestone obelisk with ornamental railings around the base Cast urn at the top
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THE/ YORKSHIRE MAIN COLLIERY/ WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./ (NAMES)/ THOSE NAMED ON THESE/ BASES LOST THEIR LIVES IN/ THE WAR OF/ 1939 - 1945/ THEY SHALL NOT GROW (?) OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, H
Adams, C R
Annable, E
Bailey, E
Barnes, A
Bath, F
Beardsley, A
Beaumont, F
Beet, W
Biddulph, T
See details for all 60 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 60
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 42
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 4000MM, width C 1800MM
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
DONCASTER MBC

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