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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Barnsley
Town
Barnsley
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71749
Current location

The memorial is in store and permission must be sought to view it.
Experience Barnsley
Barnsley Town Hall
Church Street
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 2TA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 34373 06529
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Redfearn Brothers' Glassworks
    Barnsley
    Barnsley

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Large framed certificate. Border looks pre-printed and consists of leaves and branches on a dark background interspersed with vignettes of various services, soldier, sailor, nurse etc. The UK coat of arms appears at the centre bottom. Title of firm in the heading appears to be hand written. Large hand written list of names (256) arranged in five full and two part columns, employees from this firm who served. No obvious indication of those who were killed. Forename initials and first letter of surname are in red ink and sometimes hard to read. Despite initial appearance names have been shown by research to be Second World War.
Inscription
REDFEARN BROS [in scroll] The World War [close scroll] LTD BARNSLEY / [in scroll] Serving With The Forces [close scroll] / (names) /
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J A
Alcock, J
Allemby, G
Armitage, A
Armitage, G
Askquith, W
Atkinson, L
Bagshaw, F
Bailey, F
Baines, W E
See details for all 256 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 256
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Initial(s)
    Order of information: No discernable order
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Barnsley Council

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