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Memorial details

Memorial type
Arch
District
Rotherham
Town
Greasbrough
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR F TORY AND SONS (Sculptor)
MR ARTHUR COOPER (Builder)
MR JAMES TOTTY (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th November 1925
    Attended by: EARL FITZWILLIAM OF IRELAND
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8th November 1925
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52837
Current location

Church Street
Greasbrough
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 41698 95726
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Base surmounted by barrel arch. Three plaques are placed on the front face of the base and one on the reverse. The memorial is set back from the road, surrounded by grass and enclosed by railings.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF GREASBRO'/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/(NAMES) 1939 - 1945/ GREASBRO' SERVICE MEN & WOMEN/ KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aram, Arthur
Bailey, George
Bartholomew, Bernard W
Bennett, W
Biggs, George
Biggs, James
Booth, Larret
Booth, Simeon
Brown, William A
Chafer, Ernest
See details for all 70 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank
Components
  • Arch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • GREASBROUGH WAR MEMORIAL AND RAILED ENCLOSURE
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Memorial: C £550

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 154-155 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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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