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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 December 1920
    Attended by: Rev J Wilson.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70455
Current location

Trinity United Reformed Church
Farrar Street
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 6BS
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 33829 06371
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Congregational Church
    Regent Street
    Barnsley
    Barnsley
    South Yorkshire
    S70 2HG
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 34583 06576
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A brass plaque on a light wood backing. The memorial commemorates both WW1 (26 names) on the main plaque and WW2 (2 names) on a small similarly styled additional plaque below. The names are surrounded by a border of a thick black line with, on the larger panel only, thinner red lines on either side. At each corner of the larger panel are Victoria Cross shaped motifs. At the top of the main panel is a crown in a wreath motif.
Inscription
Main Panel: 1914 1919 / The Men of this Church who gave their lives for us in the Great War. / (names) / "If we die with Him We shall also live with Him". Additional Panel: 1939 - 1945 / (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Berry, William
Bird, John
Cliffe, Archie
Cooper, Edgar R
Cummings, George
Edwards, Gilbert
England, John H
Evans, Isaac
Gaunt, Benj W
Greenoff, Harry
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Full first name, intial and surname
    Order of information: Forename, Initial, Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: First name, surname
    Order of information: Forename, Surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: When the Second World War panel was added to the bottom of the original plaque in 1951 the total cost of this addition was covered by a church member.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Trinity United Reformed Church

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