Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Silkstone, Silverwood Scout Camp

Memorial to the Barnsley Pals at Silverwood Camp
(Thanks to DP for the photo)

The Chapel at Silverwood Camp, memorial to the left
(Thanks to DP for the photo)

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Some information on this memorial has been deposited in Barnsley Archives.

Plaque on carved stone sand bag in Chapel:  

 
THE 13TH & 14TH BTNS  Y & L REGT.
“THE BARNSLEY PALS”
TRAINED ON THIS SITE
DEC 1914 – MAY 1915 PRIOR TO
THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME
JULY 1ST 1916

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