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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Barnsley
Town
Darfield
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 17th June 1992
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8
Current location

WELFARE PARK
Church St
Darfield
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S71 4NE
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 36560 11441
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING PLINTH AND CENOTAPH. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE OBELISK AND PLINTH. WW1 NAMES ON TABLETS INSET INTO THE CENOTAPH IN GILT LETTERING WREATH ON EACH FACE, SWORD ON THE NORTH AND SOUTH SIDE
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ ABIDING REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ A TOKEN OF THANKSGIVING FOR/ PRESERVATION DURING THE WAR AND A/ SYMBOL OF HOPE FOR THE NEW WORLD/ WHEREIN WAR SHALL BE NO MORE./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS" 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO/ PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE./ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ LEST WE FORGET/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashhurst, L
Atterbury, H W
Beardsley, J
Bedford, S
Bly, P
Boothman, W
Bowen, R
Boyce, S
Brewster, J
Brown, S
See details for all 76 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 76
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: rank,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname,regiment
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 1520MM, height 4880MM, width 1520MM
    Materials: Stone - Local
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
C 1985: REPAIRS TO ERODED PARTS 1992: NEW TABLETS TO REPLACE ERODED INSCRIPTION ON 6 AND 12 O'CLOCK FACES AND WW1 NAMES RE-GUILDED AT A COST OF £1280
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BARNSLEY METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL

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