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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
Town
Great Houghton
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70739
Current location

Great Houghton Miners' Welfare Hall
Rotherham Road
Great Houghton
South Yorkshire
S72 0EG
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 43353 06365
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Dark stone rectangular, portrait orientated plaque with curved and decorated top edge, resting on a white marble shelf with little vases for flowers. There are three badges in inset roundels at the top of the plaque. Lists men who died in both World Wars. At the bottom a mention is made of all those who served.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR / ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN UNDYING/ MEMORY TO THE FOLLOWING MEN OF THIS VILLAGE / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM. /(names) / ALSO AS A TRIBUTE TO ALL THOSE WHO / SERVED IN THE WAR EFFORT.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, H
Atkins, T
Bates, G
Baxter, R
Bladen, A
Bladen, J S
Brewster, J M
Brooke, G
Chambers, A
Chambers, E
See details for all 58 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
  • 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, medals if awarded
    Order of information: Initial(s), Surname, Award
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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