Brierley War Memorial

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Reference WMO170585


St Paul's Church

Church Street



S72 9JG


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other cross
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Leaded
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Originally unveiled on 22 May 1922 by Lieutenant Colonel Sir Joseph Hewitt and dedicated by His Grace the Lord Archbishop of York Rev Cosmo Gordon Lang DD. In the form of a rustic cross of Scottish Granite the base and surrounding pillars are Yorkshire stone. The pillars used to have chains attached surrounding the memorial.
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To the Glory of God and in Memory of the men of this village who gave their lives in the Great War, 1914-1918 (names) Greater Love hath no man than he lay down his life for his friends. [On a separate tablet] Also the Second World War 1939-1945 (names)

[1914-1918] W L Fowler, W H Garner, J A F Hunt, C Miles, W Owen, J A Parkinson, L Rowley, E Steele, T Webb, F Whiteman, H Wilkinson, [1939-1945] M Wardell, H Bird, R E Butterwood, D Collins, H Gofton, A Millward, E Pashley, R Roberts, L Steele, R B Wilson.


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