previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Gill Brookes (Barnsley War Memorials Project)

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Gill Brookes (Barnsley War Memorials Project) (WMR-71317)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnsley
Town
Barnsley
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 April 1925
    Attended by: Colonel Comandant Renny, C.M.C., D.S.O., Bishop of Wakefield, Mayor of Barnsley Councillor G.F. Wood, Town Clerk A.D. Mason, Chief Constable G.H. Butler, Major Rideal D.S.O. commanding Barnsley Detachment of 5th Y&L Regiment
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71317
Current location

St Mary's Church
Church Street
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 2AH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 34372 06659
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
A bronze coloured plaque with raised lettering in a broad painted white frame. It commemorates 8,814 men of the York and Lancaster Regiment who fell in WW1.
Inscription
TO THE EVERLASTING / HONOUR AND / GLORY OF THE 8,814 OFFICERS / NON-COMMISSIONED /OFFICERS AND MEN / OF THE / YORK & LANCASTER / REGIMENT WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1919 //
Inscription legible?
yes
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Barnsley Chronicle 4 April 1925 Notice of Service to Unveil Memorial on 19th April.

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-71317

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.