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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
Town
Monk Bretton
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messers Jones and Willis of London
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 May 1921
    Attended by: Rev. J A E Mercer, Mr T Lancaster, J.P., Mr W Laurence, Mr F Ward
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69303
Current location

North aisle wall
St Paul's Church
Burton Road
Monk Bretton
South Yorkshire
S71 2HQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 36369 07625
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A large rectangular marble tablet with a half circle projection on the top edge containing a wreath decoration. Square section pillars on either side and a lip at the base on which wreaths are frequently rested. A 'stained glass' style image in coloured stone of St George killing the dragon is in the centre between the two lists of names.
Inscription
MONK BRETTON HOLDS IN GRATEFUL MEMORY HER BRAVE / DEAD WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR. 1914-1919. MAY THEY REST IN PEACE. (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, Arthur
Atkinson, Herbert
Bailey, James M
Bailey, Tom
Beck, George E
Bedford, Charles
Burke, Richard
Carr, Joseph
Cooke, Charles
Critchley, James
See details for all 62 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 62
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 62
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Name, Surname, Battalion or Service, Regiment
    Order of information: Rank, Name, Surname, Battalion or Service, Regiment
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: "Which sum has been raised entirely by voluntary subscriptions"
Memorial: about £300

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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