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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Barnsley
Town
Wombwell
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
James Powell and Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46708
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Church St
Wombwell
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 397 027
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ELABORATE FIVE LIGHT WINDOW DECORATED AS BELOW LIGHTS DEPICT (L TO R) ST MICHAEL, ST GEORGE, ST OSWALD AND ST GABRIEL. LOWER PANELS DEPICTS SOLIDERS AT THE FRONT, AND THE INSIGNIA OF THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS
Inscription
GREATER LOVE HATH NO/ MAN THAN THIS THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS/ LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF OUR SONJ 2ND LT JOSEPH SPENCER ITCHELL/ R.F.C. ACCIDENTALLY KILLED WHILST FLYING IN FRANCE 5TH OCTOBER 1916 AND BURIED IN/ COMMUNAL CEMETERY GEZAINECOURT AND IN GRATEFUL APPRECIATION OF/ SACRIFICE MADE BY MEN EMPLOYED AT MITCHELL MAIN & DARFIELD MAIN/ COLLIERIES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashton, F
Askew, T
Atkinson, A
Bailey, J H
Barber, J
Barker, L
Barker, S
Barraclough, W
Beaman, W H
Beevors, T
See details for all 121 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 121
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 121
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 4000MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • NS/NS/93A

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