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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnsley
Town
Darfield
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46630
Current location

ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Church St
Darfield
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 414 043
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • ST MATTHEWS MISSION CHURCH
    Low Valley
    Barnsley
    South Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
TABLET
Inscription
TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ OSCAR BUSHBY BRIGGS/ FOR 20 YEARS CHOIR MASTER OF ST MATT/ MISSION DIED JANY 14TH 1900,/ AGED 65 YEARS/ ALSO OF JOHN TOM TABOR/ MEMBER OF THE CHOIR WHO VOLUNTEERED FOR SERVICE IN SOUTH AFRICA DURING THE BOER WAR/ AND DIED THERE MARCH 5TH 1902, AGED 22 YEARS/ THIS TABLET HAS BEEN ERECTED BY THEIR FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 530MM, width 690MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • NB/NS/37A

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