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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rotherham
Town
Aston
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27th May 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27th May 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52806
Current location

All Saints Church
Church Lane
Aston
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S26 2EE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 46812 85259
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ THESE MEN FROM THE PARISH OF ASTON LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM;/ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES/ BE NOT FORGOTTEN/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allsop, Arthur A
Attenborough, Frank
Ball, William
Barlow, Herbert
Barnish, William
Beardall, Joseph
Beeton, Lewis
Belk, Christopher
Bennett, Horace
Bondall, George
See details for all 76 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 156
    Served and returned: 78
    Died: 78
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 105-106 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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