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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wakefield
Town
Normanton
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65692
Current location

site of the now demolished St John the Baptist Church
Haven Lodge Residential Home
Wakefield Road
Normanton
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF6 1BP
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 38177 21733
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross with raised knotwork on arm terminals. Dedicatory inscription on shaft of cross. Names are inscribed on the two step plinth.
Inscription
(I)N (GRATE)FUL MEM(ORY)/ (OF THE) M(...) WHO (F)ELL/ IN THE GR(EAT) WAR/ (...) 1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Allen, A
Arnold, C
Bentley
Bracer, D
Bushey, E
Chapel, S
Chapman, W
Coling, N
Coling, N
Halman, J
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
2014: Weathering to plinth with names. c1999: St John the Baptist C of E Church, known locally as Dodsworth Church, was demolished and Haven Lodge, a residential home, was built on the site. The demolished church is not to be confused with St John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church which is also located on Wakefield Road.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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