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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Barnsley
Town
Barnsley
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr F C Eden, Gray's Inn Square, London
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22 October 1922
    Attended by: Right Reverend Bishop Frodsham, Vicar of Halifax; Mayor of Barnsley, Ald. S. Jones, J.P.; Town Clerk, Mr. A.D. Mason; Chief Constable, Mr. G.H. Butler; Major Rideal, D.S.O.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69769
Current location

In the Lady Chapel at the east end of the Church
St Mary's
Church Street
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 2AH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 34364 06661
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Tall wooden column, floor to ceiling. Gothic style, six sided in varying diameters and styles, mainly red, pink, white and gold. Halfway up there are six panels about 2' high, which have red and brown text on a cream or light brown background. The names on the panels are separated into regiments and arranged in rank order.
Inscription
Panel 1: A M D G / THIS COLUMN WAS SET UP / & THIS CHAPEL ADORNED / IN GRATEFUL & HONOURED / MEMORY OF OUR MEN WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR. 1914-1918 / "They were a wall unto us / both by night & day. / YORK & LANCASTER REGT / THE FIFTH BATTALIONS / (names) Panel 2: (names) YORK & LANCASTER REGT / THE BARNSLEY BATTALIONS / (names) Panel 3: YORK & LANCASTER REGT / OTHER BATTALIONS / (names) Panel 4: WEST YORKSHIRE REGT / (names) / EAST YORKSHIRE REGT / (names) / The Yorkshire Regiment (name) / The West Riding Regiment / (name) / YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY / (names) / NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS / (names) Panel 5: (names) / Royal Fusiliers / (names) / Somerset Light Infantry / (names) / Leicestershire Regiment / (name) / Lancashire Fusiliers / (name) / Cheshire Regiment / (name) / King's Own Scottish Borderers / (name) / Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers / (name) / South Staffordshire Regiment / (name) / South Lancashire Regiment / (name) / Royal Highlanders / (names) / Loyal North Lancashire Regt / (name) / King's Royal Rifle Corps / (name) / Durham Light Infantry / (names) / Connaught Rangers / (name) / City of London Regiment / (name) / London Scottish Regt / (name) Panel 6: ROYAL NAVY / (names) / 11th Hussars / (name) / Poona Horse / name / Royal Field Artillery / (names) / Royal Engineers / (names) / Machine Gun Corps / (names) / Royal Army Service Corps / (names) / Royal Army Medical Corps / (names) / V A D / (name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abershaw, J
Alderson, B H
Allden, H R
Allott, E C
Allsop, E H
Allsopp, B
Armitage, G A
Arnett, A E
Asquith, V
Atkinson, H
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 201
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 201
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Regiment, Service or Corps, Rank, Initials, Surname
    Order of information: Regiment, Service or Corps, Rank, Initials, Surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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