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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnsley
Town
Worsborough
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65440
Current location

St Mary's Church
Church Lane
Worsborough
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 5LW
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 350 026
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular tablet with triangular pediment on which is a latin cross and decorative ribbon. At the lower edge is a curved corbel with the carving of an angel and above are the names in four columns in black lettering. Each side two longitudinal tablets with the names in gold.
Inscription
1914 - 1919/ TO THE EVER GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO AT THE/ CALL OF DUTY AND IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM NOBLY MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED BELOW. / (Names)/ 1939/ (Names)/ 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 55
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 55
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Black, Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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