Monday 24 March 2014

Barnsley, Salvation Army Memorial Tablet, Wellington Street

The memorial in storage (photo from the Salvation Army with thanks)
Barnsley Chronicle 10 May 1924 (thanks to Barnsley Archives)

War Memorials Register listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War Community

With grateful thanks to Captain Vaughan Bovan of the Barnsley and Wombwell Corps of the Salvation Army for the photograph of the memorial.  The building on Wellington Street now stands empty except for the pigeons, and the memorial is in storage in the care of the Salvation Army.

Newspaper research by BarnsleyHistorian

[Salvation Army crest]

For God, King & Country
Saved, Sacrificed, Suffered, Triumphed
Barnsley 45th Corps
Greater Love Hath no Man Than This, That a Man Lay Down His Life for His Friends

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.

Pte E Harsthorne KOSB Killed in Action June 4th 1915
Spr H Milthorpe Y&L Killed in Action July 1st 1916
Bgr T Parry KOYLI Killed in Action Sept 16th 1916
Pte J Ward Y&L Killed in Action Oct 12th 1916
Pte W H Godridge Y&L Missing May 3rd 1917
Pte A Foster Y&L Killed in Action Oct 12th 1917
L/Cpl R Bird WY Killed in Action Sept 25th 1917
Sgt T Berry Y&L Missing Sept 22nd 1918
Pte H Davey WY Killed in Action Sept 24th 1918
Gnr J R Sykes RFA Died of Wounds Sept 28th 1918
Pte T H Scorah KOYLI Killed in Action Sept 28th 1918

Salvation Army Citadel on Wellington Street, Barnsley (from Google Maps)



Unknown said...

Harry Davey born June 1895. Son of James &Minnie Taylor.26 SpringStreet Barnsley.
Prince Wales Own Regiment 53123
Killed in action .Buried Chapel lie British Cemetery
Holnon Aisne France 1B16

BarnsleyHistorian said...

Thanks for this Irving. Would you like do fo a bit more research for us? We need more volunteers!