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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rotherham
Town
Swinton
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th February 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52909
Current location

St Margaret's Church
Church Street
Swinton
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S64 8EG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 45199 99362
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • St Michael of All Angels Church
    Swinton
    Rotherham
    South Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 450 990
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Plain rectangular sicilan marble tablet surmounting a blue slate backboard. Inscription in black lettering.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH/ WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR./ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bradshaw, W
Cutts, W
Gaunt, J H
Hurst, G T
Reed, T J
Schneider, J
Taylor, R
Thornton, Jesse
Walton, C B
Wharton, A E
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 10
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: year died,rank,regiment,manner of death,age of death
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate, Marble - Sicilian
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 293 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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