previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: David Knight

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © David Knight (WMR-29180)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wakefield
Town
South Elmsall
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29180
Current location

JUNCTION OF BARNSLEY RD AND CHARLTON COURT
Barnsley Rd
South Elmsall
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 466 110
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
ELBORATE MARKET-STYLE CROSS ON SQUARE PILLAR AND FINE HEXAGONAL PLINTH, WITH RECESSES BEARING MARBLE NAME PANELS. ON HEXAGONAL FOUR STEPPED BASE
Inscription
TO THE GREATER/ GLORY OF GOD/ THIS CROSS/ IS ERECTED/ IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ FROM/ SOUTH ELMSALL/ AND/ MOORTHORPE/ IN THE/ WORLD WARS/ 1914 - 18 1939 - 45/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ansell, S
Arundel, G H
Attwood, H
Baddiley, G F
Bamling, R
Barber, H
Barlow, C
Boocock, C
Bough, E
Bowskill, A
See details for all 172 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 172
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 172
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
History
SURVEYED BY WAKEFIELD DC, 28 APRIL 1999
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-29180

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.