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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnsley
Town
Darfield
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
James Powell and Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29th June 1921
    Attended by: Brig Gem Sir Alington Bewicke-Copley KBE CBE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29 June 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7
Current location

All Saints Church
Church Street
Darfield
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S73 9JX
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 41861 04307
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A collection of three white marble tablets, set onto a green marble backboard, is dedicated to those who fought and died in the First World War. On the top of the central white tablet is a mosaic design of St George. In the frame is a carved coloured Royal Coat of Arms. The dedication is written in black lettering. Next to this is a plain stone tablet, with black lettering, dedicated to those who fought and died in the Second World War.
Inscription
WW1 Centre Tablet: 1914-1918/ IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF DARFIELD/ PARISH WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names) WW1 Tablets, Left and Right: (Names) WW2 Tablet: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashurst, L
Ashwood, J
Beardsley, J
Bedford, S
Bladen, J S
Bly, P
Boothman, W
Bowen, R
Boyce, S
Brewer, T
See details for all 96 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 96
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 96
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank.
    Order of information: Rank, surname.
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1140mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 100mm, height 1270mm, width 1980mm
    Materials: Marble - Green
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Mosaic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Ceramic
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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