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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rotherham
Town
Rawmarsh
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS A R MOWBRAY & CO. LTD (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: Circa June 2005
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19 December 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 December 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52893
Current location

Rawmarsh Library
Barbers Avenue
Rawmarsh
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S62 6AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 44038 95785
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Rawmarsh Old Grammar School
    Rawmarsh
    Rotherham
    South Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Oak board with additional brass plaque placed below it at a later date detailing unveiling details.
Inscription
BOARD: (EXACT INSCRIPTION UNKNOWN)/ (NAMES) PLAQUE: THIS TABLET WAS UNVEILED BY J. D. BLYTH ESQ., AND DEDICATED BY DR BURROWS, LORD BISHOP OF SHEFFIELD, ON SUNDAY 19TH DECEMBER 1920, F. G. SCOVELL, RECTOR, E. SHELDON, HEADMASTER
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allott, Ernest
Barrett, Joe
Beverley, John
Binks, Arthur
Blackett, Albert
Blyth, Percy
Booth, John
Bramelo, Alfred
Brown, Reg
Burrudge, A
See details for all 64 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 132
    Served and returned: 66
    Died: 66
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
IN 2001 THE MEMORIAL WAS BOUGHT FROM A JUNKYARD IN WETHERBY BY A LOCAL SCHOOL TEACHER WHO ESTABLISHED ITS ORIGIN AND ARRANGED FOR IT TO BE DISPLAYED IN THE RAWMARSH LIBRARY.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 267 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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