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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rotherham
Town
Parkgate
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR VICTOR SHAW
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52885
Current location

In the concert room
Ashwood Road Working Mens Club
Ashwood Road
Parkgate
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 435 954
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard. Dedicatory inscription at the top and names listed below. Names of the fallen are marked by a cross. Small flags depicted above each list of names.
Inscription
TOP: ROLL OF HONOUR/ ASHWOOD ROAD WORKING MEN'S CLUB/ DEDICATED TO OUR MEMBERS/ WHO SERVED IN THE TWO WORLD WARS/ 1914-18 1939-45 LEFT SIDE: 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR/ HIS FRIENDS." RIGHT SIDE: 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR/ HIS FRIENDS."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, G
Allen, W
Allott, J
Allott, W
Angell, S
Annons, J
Aspinall, R
Astbury, T
Atkins, C
Atkinson, C
See details for all 136 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 141
    Served and returned: 132
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 134
    Served and returned: 130
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
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 248-250 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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