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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
Town
Thorne
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Doncaster College Construction students (Creator)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
90960

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Current location

located in front of War Memorial in centre of park
Thorne Park
Omega Blvd,
Thorne
South Yorkshire
DN8 5TX
England

OS Grid Ref: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A square, stone box like structure with stone slabs on the top around the edges. Filled with cement (?) with small stones pushed/fixed in to the top. Small stones then painted red and black in a mosaic style to represent a poppy shape. Brass plaque explaining memorial purpose and design fixed to one of top stone slabs.
Inscription
This memorial was erected to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the end of the First World War./ The painted rocks that form the mosaic were painted and created by local children as part of the Thorne Rocks initiative in 2018./ The Rocks will now serve as a lasting legacy of tribute to all those that sacrificed their lives in defence of our freedom during First World War./ The memorial was designed and built by Doncaster College Construction students./ 1918-2018/ Lest We Forget./
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: none
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Mosaic
    Measurements: depth c 700mm, height c 400mm, width c 700mm
    Materials: Stone - some top mosaic stones are now absent
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth c 60mm, width c 300mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
not known
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Details: Designed and created by Doncaster College Construction students
Responsibility
not known

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