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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)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
52911
Previous locations
  • Swinton Primitive Methodist Church (Closed)
    Swinton
    Rotherham
    South Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 450 990
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Stone tablet
Inscription
IN HONOUR OF/ OUR LADS WHO SERVED/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ 1914 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barker, W H
Beldon, W
Beresford, C
Betts, L
Birks, S
Brown, T
Cheswick, R
Clarke, C H
Clarke, Wm
Cox, H E
See details for all 64 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 128
    Served and returned: 64
    Died: 64
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
1969: THE CHURCFH CLOSED AND THE MEMORIAL WAS DESTRYED, REASON UNKNOWN
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 297-298 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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