© WMR-52926

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rotherham, Rotherham
Town
Thorpe Hesley, Thorpe Hesley
County
South Yorkshire, South Yorkshire
Country
England, England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th February 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52926
Current location
  • Flanders Court
    Thorpe Hesley
    Rotherham
    South Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 376 962
    Denomination: Undefined
Previous locations
  • Mechanics Institute
    Thorpe Hesley
    Rotherham
    South Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 370 960
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Two plain stone tablets set into a sloped stone base
Inscription
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ AS A RECOGNITION & APPRECIATION OF THE PATRIOTIC SERVICES/ RENDERED TO THIS COUNTRY & EMPIRE BY THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO SERVED WITH HM FORCES DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ AND WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED HEREON./ "GOD SAVE THE KING./ (NAMES)"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 252
    Served and returned: 212
    Died: 40
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 323-325 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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