Saturday, 2 March 2019

Oxspring, St Aidan's Church, WW1 Plaque

From the Barnsley Chronicle 17 November 2017
Information
A Remembrance Service was held in November 2017 to dedicate the plaque situated on St Aidan's Church in Oxspring. Seen in the photograph above are Father Matthew Joy and Parish Council Chairman Ian Goldthorpe.  
The plaque was financed by the Penistone Ward Alliance.

Description
Metal plaque about 4' wide by 18" high, with a list of names of 10 soldiers and their dates of death.

Transcription
In Memory of Oxspring War Dead
We Will Remember them
World War I
Private Joseph Bower
Died 6th November
1918
Private Frederick Cox
Died 8th May
1915
Lance Corporal George Arthur Johnson
Died 10th January
1915
Private Harry Kershaw
Died 9th April
1917
Lance Corporal George Audenby Lee
Died 26th March
1918
Private Walter Obadiah Lee
Died 13th April
1918
Private Walter Peaker
Died 25th July
1918
Lance Corporal Albert Vaughton
Died 25th September
1916
Private Ernest Clifford Vaughton
Died 24th January
1917
Private Tom Wright
Died 1st August
1917

BWMP #OXS01

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