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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Rotherham
Town
Swinton
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46646
Current location

St Margaret's Church
Church Street
Swinton
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S64 8EG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 45199 99362
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Restoration of chapel with associated arched, framed plaque. Red painted cross in the apex of the arch.
Inscription
LEST YE FORGET/ THIS CHAPEL OF ST MARY MAGDALENE WAS FURNISHED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE PARISHIONERS OF SWINTON/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Ashley
Bailey, Charles William
Baker, Albert Edward
Bate, Harry
Batty, James William
Batty, William
Beech, Thomas
Blackwell, Ralph
Bluck, Fred
Bool, Arthur
See details for all 196 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 196
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 196
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1380MM, width 920MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • NB/NX/63A

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