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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70655
Current location

Great Houghton Methodist Church
High Street
Great Houghton
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S72 0AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 42985 06662
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Curved top landscape orientated rectangle of pale grey streaked marble. Lists 38 men who fell in WW1 with especial emphasis on workers from the church. Awards gained by men are noted.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN UNDYING MEMORY OF / THE FOLLOWING MEN FROM THIS VILLAGE / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR LIBERTY & HONOUR / (three names with added detail) / THE ABOVE MEN WERE WORKERS IN THIS CHURCH / (names) / They live for evermore. //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, H
Bladen, J S
Brewster, J M
Brooke, G
Davies, G H
Dawson, J A
Denman, G W
Fowler, J W C
Fox, R
Francis, C
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial(s) and surname, medals if awarded
    Order of information: Initial(s), Surname, Award
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Great Houghton Methodist Church

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