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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Rotherham
Town
South Anston
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52899
Current location

In the churchyard
St James Church
Sheffield Road
South Anston
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S25 5DT
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 51917 83723
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone lychgate with dedicatory inscription.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ LOVING AND HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ THE FOLLOWING MEN FROM THE PARISH ALSO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ LEST WE FORGET/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL/ REMEMBER THEM./ THEIR NAMES SHALL LIVE FOREVER./ GRANT THEIR SOULS ETERNAL PEACE O LORD. IN GRATEFUL AND HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Airey, T
Airwy, F
Ashlely, C H
Atkin, D
Bailey, B
Bailey, W
Baines, F W
Barker, F
Barton, H
Barton, Irene
See details for all 205 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 236
    Served and returned: 210
    Died: 26
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,additional,decorations
    Order of information: additional,rank,decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: regiment,surname,rank,decorations
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1995: Damaged (extent unknown)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 277-279 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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