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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnsley
Town
Wombwell
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 May 1924
    Attended by: Cllr G F Wood, Mr C Plumpton, Cllrs E Hinchliffe, J Kellet, H M Cassells, Major J G E Rideal, Messers G H Butler, A E Outhwaite, F Marshall, T Atkinson
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70336
Current location

The memorial is in storage.
21
Salvation Army
Park Street
Wombwell
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S73 0HQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 40172 02890
Denomination: Salvation Army

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Previous locations
  • Former Salvation Army Citadel
    Wellington Street
    Barnsley
    Barnsley
    South Yorkshire
    S70 1SS
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 34454 06200
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A bronze coloured memorial tablet. The eleven names, with details of rank, regiment, date and mode of death are in a central panel. The top border panel is gently curved and contains the Salvation Army crest with foliage stretching out on either side. The words, "For God, King & Country" are below the crest. The border panels on either side of the names contain central crests, with celtic scroll work above and below. On the left a union flag in a shield shape with the word 'Saved' above and the word 'Suffered' below amidst the scroll work. On the right an eight pointed star with the words 'Blood & Fire' with the words 'Sacrificed' above and 'Triumphed' below amidst the scroll work. The bottom panel contains an inscription split either side of a wreath containing a crown and a prone cross.
Inscription
FOR GOD, KING, & COUNTRY / (names) / SAVED SACRIFICED / SUFFERED TRIUMPHED / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Berry, T
Bird, R
Davey, H
Foster, A
Godridge, W H
Harsthorne, E
Milthorpe, H
Parry, T
Scorah, T H
Sykes, J R
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, name, regiment, casualty type, date of death
    Order of information: Rank, initals, surname, regiment / casualty type, date of death
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Salvation Army
Reference
  • Barnsley Chronicle 10 May 1924 - announcement of unveiling ceremony

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