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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Rotherham
Town
Treeton
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
BINGLEY BROS, BINGLEY BROS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st July 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1st July 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52945
Current location

Roadside
Station Road
Treeton
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 43068 87838
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Smooth stone square base surmounted by rough hewn three stepped base, tapered plinth shaft and figure of a serviceman standing with arms reversed. Inscription on the sides of the plinth in black lettering with additional tablet for the WW2 names placed against the front of the rough hewn steps.
Inscription
FRONT FACE: THIS MONUMENT/ WAS ERECTED/ BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION,/ AS A THANK OFFERING FOR VICTORY,/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF TREETON,/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1918./ THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE./ ALSO IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WAR OF/ 1939 - 1945./ (NAMES)/ THEY WOULD SAY "CHERISH FREEDOM" OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ager, Ernest A
Biggin, Haydin V
Bishop, Ernest W
Bishop, Jacob
Brooks, Robert
Chilton, Robert
Cloke, William
Cooper, Bernard
Cooper, Horace
Cooper, Thomas W
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 70
    Served and returned: 35
    Died: 35
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,forename,decorations,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 10
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,regiment
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £500 0S 0D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 365-367 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-52945

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