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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Rotherham
Town
Laughton En Le Morthen
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS TYAS AND GUEST (Designer)
A H Borrowdale (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th June 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17th June 1923
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42997

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Current location

All Saints Church
High Street
Laughton En Le Morthen
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S25 1YB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 51724 88192
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Square base surmounted by a pedstal and figure of a soldier resting on arms reversed. At his feet behind him is a carved fragment of rock. Inscription on two sides of the plinth.
Inscription
6 OCLOCK FACE: LAUGHTON WAR MEMORIAL/ 1914 - 1918/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE OF THIS PARISH/ "WHO DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE"/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HAT NO MAN THAN THIS" 9 OCLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ ALSO/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrahams, H
Alcroft, F
Archer, W
Barber, E
Broddle, D
Cherry, A
Clayton, A
Drake, B
Evans, F
Few, J
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Initials,Honours
    Order of information: Surname,Initials
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 3700MM
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Listing information
Condition
History
1924: VASES PLACED ON THE MEMORIAL
Costs

Memorial: £300

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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