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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)
Maker
Mr H Benson (art master)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 October 1928
    Attended by: "300 persons", Mr. Charles H. Hutchinson, Rev. C. S. Butler, Mr. R. F. Pawsey, Canon H. E. Hone, Mr. A. J. Schooling, Mr Berryman. Members of the 5th Battalion Y&L regiment.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70246
Current location

On the wall of the stairwell going up to the first floor
Cooper Art Gallery
Church Street
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 2AH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 34416 06626
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Barnsley Grammar School
    Shaw Lane
    Barnsley
    Barnsley
    South Yorkshire
    S70 6EP
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 33577 06100
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A heavy dark bronze coloured plaque containing three columns of names set on a light wood panel. The panel has a curved top pediment with three coloured coats of arms set onto it around and amongst the dedication. At the corners of the bronze panel are four small coloured symbols, a rose, a shamrock, a thistle and a leek.
Inscription
Wooden Panel: 1914 1918 / TO THE MEMORY OF THE OLD BOYS / OF THIS SCHOOL WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR Bronze Plaque: (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allott, T R
Armitage, A E
Atha, J B
Bakel, F
Bambridge, H L
Banks, A
Barraclough, C
Batley, A G
Batley, E
Baylis, L
See details for all 76 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 76
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials and surname
    Order of information: Surname, Initials
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Barnsley Council
Reference
  • Book-Great Sacrifice by Jane Ainsworth-gives biographical details on each casulaty and a history of the school. ISBN 9781911096085 Hellon & Company £25

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