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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnsley
Town
Elsecar
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70520
Current location

Inside church
on West Wall.
Holy Trinity Church
Church Street
Elsecar
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S74 8HW
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 38683 00224
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble plaque with raised border. Centre panel with names paler marble than surround. Commemorates 32 'parishioners' who fell in WW1.
Inscription
IN MOST GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THE UNDERMENTIONED / PARISHIONERS OF ELSECAR / WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18. / (names) / "FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bamforth, B
Batty, A
Beardshall, A
Bradley, A
Burley, E
Camplin, W A
Cope, J
Fletcher, J
Griffiths, R
Guest, E
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial(s) and surname
    Order of information: Initial(s), Surname
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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