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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnsley
Town
Barnsley
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 September 1921
    Attended by: Rev. Kenneth Best, MA, MC, former chaplain to the 13th Y&L, Rev. R Huggard, MBE, vicar of the parish, Drummer Irwin, Y&L, Mr Clayto, organist.
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
69425
Previous locations
  • St John the Baptist
    Joseph Street
    Barnsley
    Barnsley
    South Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 34641 05804
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
"The memorial takes the form of an oak tablet at the west end of the church" (Barnsley Chronicle 24 September 1921)
Inscription
To the Glory of God and in grateful memory of the gallant men from this parish who fell in the Great War (names) We unveil this tablet / "While they sleep, Lord Jesus Look on them, when they rise, Receive them"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, G T
Archer, David
Archer, Tom
Atha, John Bruce
Atkinson, Jonas
Atkinson, Thomas
Barman, Frederick
Barman, James
Batty, Joseph
Bayford, Cyril G
See details for all 140 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 140
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 140
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Names (or initials), Surname
    Order of information: Names (or initials), Surname
Condition
History
This memorial was lost when the church was demolished.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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