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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rotherham
Town
Letwell
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52855
Current location

Gildingwells Road
Letwell
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 56159 86988
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Base surmounted by tapered plinth tapered shaft and celtic cross. Whole is enclosed by wrought iron railings.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ In Grateful Memory of/ THOSE OF THIS PARISH, WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR. 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR/ HIS FRIENDS"/ WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Heald, William
Leckenby, Sidney W
Mathews, Anthony John William
Poole, Hugh E A
Whitehead, John Douglas
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,forename,surname
    Order of information: rank,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,forename,surname,regiment
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 193 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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