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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sheffield
Town
Abbeydale
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46866
Current location

The nearby St Peter's Church was demolished and the congregation joined St Oswlad's Church.
St Peter and St Oswalds Church
Junction Of Abbeydale Rd And Bannerdale Rd
Abbeydale
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S7 2DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 341 839
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain rectangular brass plaque set within an ornate black painted oak frame. Bas relief temple frames the plaque and two soldiers stand with arms reversed to the sides of the temple Furled flags and a shield are depicted in bas relief at the bottom centre of the frame. Head and soldiers bas relief of Christ with his arms outstretched is depicted within the pediment of the temple.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ 2ND LIEUT/ ROBERT WILSON M.M./ 9TH Y & L. BATTALION/ KILLED IN ACTION/ NEAR/ YPRES/ JUNE 30TH 1917/ "HIS THE GLORY/ OURS THE PRIDE AND PAIN"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wilson, Robert
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 24IN, width 19IN
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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