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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnsley
Town
Wombwell
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Gawthorp and Sons (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46712
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Church St
Wombwell
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 730 027
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TABLET BRASS BADGE OF WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT ABOVE TEXT. MILITARY CROSS AND OTHER UNIDENTIFIED DECORATION TO LEFT AND RIGHT
Inscription
IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF/ EDWARD PERCIVAL CROPPER M.C./ CAPTAIN & ADJUTANT 2ND BATT WEST YORKS:/ SECOND SON OF THE REV. JAMES CROPPER/ RECTOR OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN ACTION/ AT ETERPIGNY ON THE SOMME/ 25TH MARCH 1918 AGED 21
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cropper, James
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 620MM, width 360MM
    Materials: Marble - Pink
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • NB/NS/93D

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