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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wakefield
Town
Wrenthorpe
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29206
Current location

On grassed area at corner of Wentworth Street and St John's Square
St Johns Church
Wentworth St
Wrenthorpe
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF1 2QU
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 32754 21468
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Solid plain Latin Cross on octagonal plinth and two stepped base. Bronze wreath on front face
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN FROM/ WRENTHORPE COLLIERY/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THEY LOVED NOT/ THEIR LIVES/ UNTO THE DEATH/ ERECTED BY/ THE OWNERS/ AND WORKPEOPLE/ OF/ WRENTHORPE COLLIERY/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, John H Y
Arnold, Walter
Asquith, Herbert
Bennett, Bramwell
Bentley, Harry
Berry, William
Binks, Walter
Birmingham, William
Bower, Walter
Brook, Harold
See details for all 95 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 95
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 95
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: The Owners and Workpeople of Wrenthorpe Colliery

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.

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