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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Rotherham
Town
Kilnhurst
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS TYAS AND GUEST, MESSRS TYAS AND GUEST
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st January 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47438
Current location

St Thomas Church
Highthorn Rd
Kilnhurst
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 46071 97523
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Red polished marble obelisk on 3 section plinth (bearing names) on 2 step granite base. Lettering incised and gilded. Laurel wreath with crown incised on obelisk above inscription.
Inscription
THE / GREAT / WAR / 1914-1918 / TO / THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF / (NAMES) / ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION / OF THE SUPREME SACRIFICE MADE BY THE ABOVE NAMED MEN / OF THIS PARISH. THESE / ALSO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE WAR / 1939-1945 (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, W
Bailey, W
Baker, A E
Bamford, T
Barker, H
Barlow, S
Beel, T G
Bentham, C
Bevington, G
Black, R S
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,initials,surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,initials,surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 4 M EST
    Materials: Marble - Red
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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