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Barnsley WW1 Cross of Sacrifice, South Yorkshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm
N 53° 32.791 W 001° 28.095
30U E 601490 N 5934160
Quick Description: A cross with swords on front and rear.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/20/2010 1:20:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMA5HZ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 4

Long Description:
A white stone cross with swords on front and rear set in a small round garden. This memorial is set in Barnsley Cemetery a short distance in from the main gates. Carved into the base of the cross are the words-

THIS CROSS OF SACRIFICE IS ONE IN DESIGN AND INTENTION WITH THOSE THAT HAVE BEEN SET UP IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM AND OTHER PLACES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD WHERE OUR DEAD OF THE GREAT WAR ARE LAID TO REST.

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER

There is a web site for the cemetery
(visit link)
Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Barnsley MBC

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: Europe

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
Barnsley Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Barnsley, South Yorkshire UK
S70 1XL


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

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