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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnsley
Town
Great Houghton
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70654
Current location

St Michael & All Angels Church
Church Street
Great Houghton
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S72 0BL
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 43039 06544
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble tablet, basically square but with a semi circular projection on the top edge. The marble is pale with dark red streaks which are particularly prominent on the raised border. It names the men of Houghton Magna who died in WW1 & WW2.
Inscription
HOUGHTON MAGNA - CHAPEL OF EASE / GREAT WAR - 1914 - 1918 / DEDICATED TO THE BRAVE AND HONOURED MEMORY OF / (names) / GREAT HOUGHTON BOYS KILLED DURING THE / 1939 - 1945 WAR / (names//
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkins, T
Bates, G
Baxter, R
Bladen, A
Bladen, J S
Brewster, J M
Brooke, G
Ceakin, H N
Chambers, A
Chambers, E
See details for all 59 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial(s) and surname
    Order of information: Initial(s), Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    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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