Combined War Memorial, St Marys, Barnsley.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm
N 53° 33.341 W 001° 28.959
30U E 600514 N 5935160
Quick Description: A war memorial set in the Cooper Memorial Garden next to St Marys Church, Barnsley.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/27/2011 12:58:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMDD1B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
Views: 2

Long Description:
A white stone memorial in the form of a cross with a rifle placed vertical in front. It is mounted on a stepped square base on which the inscriptions are in lead. On the wall behind the memorial are four plaques, two either side. The wall and memorial are at the head of the garden.
Inscriptions on the base front read-
"ERECTED IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL
AND AS AN APPRECEATION OF THOSE
WHO TOOK PART IN THE GREAT WAR
AND RETURNED 1914 - 1918
ALSO
1939 - 1945
LEST WE FORGET"

Inscription on the left side reads -
"LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER
SEE THAT THEIR NAMES BE
NOT FORGOTTEN"

Inscription on the right hand side reads-
"ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF THE RESERVE CLUB"

The memorial has ben re-located twice, the web sites listed give full details.



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Private or Public Monument?: Private

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Members of the national reserve club.

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: Europe

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
St Marys Church, Cooper Memorial Garden.
Church Street
Barnsley, South Yorkshire UK
S70 1AH


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Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: Not listed

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