Monday, 6 January 2014

Thurgoland War Memorial, Smithy Hill, Thurgoland

War Memorial at Thurgoland (photographed 5 January 2014)

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Genuki listings exist for the memorials in the church, but not the War Memorial

Second World War - Barnsley War Memorials
Researched by MAC

There is a booklet of detailed research about this memorial on the shelves in Barnsley Archives.  The memorial was unveiled on 26 September 1920.

A book of the minutes of the War Memorial Committee, along with some letters and accounts are available at Barnsley Archives, reference SY-56-P/9 

Transcribed and photographed by BarnsleyHistorian

Erected by the Parishoners of Thurgoland, in Honour and Memory of their Fallen in the Great War. 1914 - 1918
[on the step below]
And 1939-1945

Where further information on a name has been researched by our volunteers it will be linked here (look for the names in blue) to a page on this site or to an external site.

Barnsley Independent 7 July 1917
(thanks to Barnsley Archives)


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 (George Brook)
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 (Joseph Bower)


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


Marine David Marsh CM RM
30 March 2008


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