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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnsley
Town
Barnsley
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1948
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71217
Current location

The memorial is in store
and permission must be sought to view it.
Horizon Community College
Dodworth Road
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 6PD
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 32991 06117
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Barnsley Grammar School
    Shaw Lane
    Barnsley
    Barnsley
    South Yorkshire
    S70 6EP
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 33577 06100
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A heavy plain oak backboard has three names panels mounted side by side and a header panel above in a projection to the basic rectangle. The on decoration are some raised strips of same coloured wood between the panels. The panels may be bronze, the lettering is white paint or enamel. It commemorates 98 'Old Boys' from the school who died in the Second World War.
Inscription
BARNSLEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL / IN HONOUR OF THE OLD BOYS OF THIS SCHOOL / WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1939-1945 //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addy, D
Atkinson, E
Bailes, S N
Barraclough, J
Bell, H
Benson, A
Bingley, S
Bird, J
Bluck, W
Bolsover, A R
See details for all 98 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 98
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 98
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial(s) and surname
    Order of information: Surname, Initial(s)
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Horizon Community College

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