Thurgoland War Memorial

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Reference WMO153632

Address:

Halifax Road (A629) / Smithy Hill

Thurgoland

S36

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Other
About the memorial: A plain, Latin cross on a raised, stepped plinth, in a well-kept, beautifully planted small garden.2 small plaques commemorate individual deaths from more recent conflict.
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Erected by the Parishoners of Thurgoland in Honour And Memory of their Fallen in the Great War 1914 – 1918 And 1939 - 1945

[1914-1918] Col V A Ormsby 3rd Gurka Rifles, Capt W Elmhirst 9th East Yorks, Lieut H K Peace Lincolns Regt, Lieut E C Elmhirst 8th D of Welltns, Sergt L Gale RFA, Lce Cpl G Hough Y&L, Pte W Hibbert 3rd Coldstream Gds, Pte H Redfearn D of Welltns, Lieut G F Cooke 5th Middlesex Reg, Pte Percy Giles MCC, Pte F Cox 1st Y&L, Pte H Cole Lanc Fusils, Pte L Goldthorpe MM 3rd Wor Regt, Gnr S Senior RFA, Pte A Shepherd KOYLI, Pte S Raynor ASC, Pte A Butterworth W Yorks, Pte J B Green KOYLI, Pte J Stead Leices Regt, Pte G Brook 2nd Y&L, Pte B Matthewman RTD, Pte E Hoyle Y&L, Pte G Williams Y&L, Pte S Downing Cam Highldrs, Pte C Clark Y&L, Pte H Parkin ASC, Pte J Bower Welsh Reg, [1936-1945] Ord/Seaman T Beet RN, Pte S Illingsworth KOYLI, Gnr D Matthewman RA, Gnr J R Stagg RA, Pte G Warttig Green Howards, Lt Comm Eugene Esmonde VC DSO RN, [2008] Marine David Marsh CM RM 30 March 2008

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