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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sheffield
Town
Crookes
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR WILFRED T CAMPBELL RIBA (Designer)
MR F TORY AND SONS (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: July 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46868
Current location

ST THOMAS CHURCH
Crookes
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 320 870
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Long rectangular dedicatory stone tablet with three lancet headed tablets containing the names placed above it. Names are in black lettering and plain dedicatory inscription is carved in relief. At the top of the left name tablet is a shield with the cross of St Andrew on it placed within a wreath. At the top of the centre name tablet is a shield with the cross of St George on it placed within a wreath. At the top of the right hand name tablet is a shield with the cross of St David on it within a wreath
Inscription
RECTANGULAR TABLET: IN GRATITUDE TO ALMIGHTY GOD FOR THE VICTORIOUS ISSUE OF THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1918./ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FROM THIS PARISH AND CONGREGATION LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES IN THE CONFLICT AND WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE INSCRIBED THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED LANCET SHAPED TABLETS: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, H
Atkinson, P
Averend, T
Bagshaw, A
Baker, H
Ball, J
Bamford, C
Barber, H G
Barber, M
Barlett, J S
See details for all 211 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 144
    Served and returned: 72
    Died: 72
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname,rank
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: THE MEMORIAL WAS ORIGINALLY BY THE ALTAR BUT WHEN THE CHURCH WAS EXTENDED THE ALTAR WAS MOVED TO THE OPPOSITE END OF THE CHURCH. THE MEMORIAL WAS LEFT WHERE IT WAS.
Costs

Memorial: C £171

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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