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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Rotherham
Town
Rawmarsh
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th July 1921
    Attended by: EARL FITZWILLIAM OF IRELAND
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17th July 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52889
Current location

Window is on the south wall and the tablet is under the tower
St Mary the Virgin Church
Rawmarsh Hill
Rawmarsh
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S62 6LT
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 43597 95932
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two light stained glass window with ornate dedicatory 3D wooden board a figure is depicted in each light of the window. St Martin is depicted in one light and St Alban is depicted in the other light of the window. Board has the figure of Christ on the cross carved in relief in the centre section. Across the top of the board is a carved tracery pediment with additional carvings below it.
Inscription
WINDOW: SAINT MARTIN SAINT ALBAN/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE HEROIC DEAD, AD 1914-1919 BOARD, CENTRE SECTION: I N R I./ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS./ TO THE PRAISE OF GOD/ AND/ IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ A.D. 1914 - 1919/ THIS TABLET AND WINDOW/ WERE ERECTED BY/ COMMUNICANTS, COMRADES/ AND FRIENDS. BOARD, LEFT SIDE: REMEMBER THEIR NAME LIVETH/ (NAMES)/ REST ETERNAL GRANT/ UNTO THEM O LORD AND/ IN PRAYER FOR EVERMORE BOARD, RIGHT SIDE: (NAMES)/ LET LIGHT PERPETUAL/ SHINE UPON THEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allott, E
Antrim, J
Astbury, T
Austin, J W
Barratt, J
Bates, E
Bates, T
Baugh, J H
Berridge, A R
Berry, F
See details for all 142 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 262
    Served and returned: 131
    Died: 131
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 261-262 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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