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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Barnsley
Town
Wombwell
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46718
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
LEATHER BOUND BOOK IN CARVED OAK DISPLAY CASE
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ FOR THE PARISH OF WOMBWELL/ IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ CAUSE OF LIBERTY, TRUTH/ AND JUSTICE/ IN THE GREAT WARS 1914 - 1918/ (12 PAGES OF NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR OTHERS/ 1939 - 1945/ (3 PAGES OF NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR OTHERS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, H
Allen, W
Almond, A
Archer, S
Ashcroft, T
Ashton, C
Ashton, F
Ashton, J
Bagnall, G E
Bagnell, L P
See details for all 323 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 311
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 311
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • NB/NS/91

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