Monday 20 July 2015

Barnsley, Afghanistan Memorial, Cooper Memorial Gardens

Afghanistan Memorial plaque photographed 17 July 2015

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Transcribed and photographed by BarnsleyHistorian

Note: The gardens at the side of St Mary's Church, opposite the Barnsley Chronicle office are variously known as the Cooper Memorial Gardens and St Mary's Gardens.

In Memory of / Marine David Marsh / Charlie Company, 40 Commando Royal Marines / Killed in Action at Kajaki, Helmand Province / 30th March 2008 / Captain Martin Driver / 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment / Wounded at Musa Qaliah, Helmand Province - Died Selly Oak Hospital / 18th March 2010 / Pte Matthew Thornton / 4th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment / Killed in Action at Babiji, Helmand Province / 9th November 2011 / Three Brave Young Men From the Borough of Barnsley / Who Gave Their Lives In The Defence of Freedom / "We Will Remember Them" /

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David Marsh
Martin Driver
Matthew Thornton


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