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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rotherham
Town
Dinnington
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
A H Borrowdale
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th November 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12th November 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52824
Current location

Coronation Park
Laughton Road
Dinnington
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S25 2RU
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 52721 86387
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Base surmounted by hexagonal plinth, tapered shaft and cross. Posts and chain links placed around the memorial.
Inscription
(Names) / 1914 - 1918/ LEST WE/ FORGET/ TO THE UNDYING MEMORY OF/ THE BRAVE MEN/ OF DINNINGTON/ THEY WERE A WALL/ UNTO US BOTH BY/ NIGHT AND BY DAY./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J
Alton, W
Anderson, A
Atkinson, J
Bailey, D
Barber, T
Beeby, F
Bellamy, J
Besant, A
Bohan, T
See details for all 110 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 109
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 109
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 138-140 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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