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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rotherham
Town
Wentworth
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS CLARKSON AND CO (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th September 1922
    Attended by: COUNTESS FITZWILLIAM OF IRELAND
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17th September 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52972
Current location

At junction of Cortworth Lane and Hague Lane
Cortworth Lane
Wentworth
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 38954 97965
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four stepped base surmounted by plinth tapered shaft and cornish cross.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORIOUS DEAD WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY./ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES) 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cave, George Thos
Chapman, Wilfred
Chinery, Roy W
Clark, Thomas
Clarke, Robert
Cox, Charles
Dean, George
Feasby, H
Gill, Harry
Hague, Fred
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 21FT, width 9FT
    Materials: Stone - Darley Dale
Listing information
  • Wentworth War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Site: FREE
Memorial: £300-350

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 416-417 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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