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Darfield parish:

Wombwell, War Memorial transcription:

The World Wars I and II memorial in Wombwell St. Mary's Churchyard.


The left hand panels of the memorial (see also Photo)

H. Allen S.A. Beacher J. Bunniss N.E. Dale E. Flint P. Hargate
W. Allen W.H. Beaman R.W. Burrows T.W. Dawson G.W. Flint J. Hargreaves
A. Almond W. Bean J. Burton E. Dean R. Flintham S. Hargreaves
S. Archer J.R. Beardshall A.E. Carr W.H. Denmar G. Foulstone W. Hargreaves
T. Ashcroft W. Beck [DCM] G. Carr W. Dennis C.A. Frobisher W.H. Harmson
F. Ashton T. Beevers H. Caunt H. Dobson S. Fulford W.H. Harper
J. Ashton J.W. Bell R. Caunt O. Dobson J. Galloway P. Harvey
T. Askew P. Bell A. Charlesworth J. Doughty H. Garwood F.N. Hatfield
D.G. Aston R. Bellamy C. Charlesworth J.M. Downend E. Gauton H. Hawcroft
G.E. Bagnall E. Bennett T. Cherry F. Drabble H. Gelder H. Hawes
L.P. Bagnall R. Bishop G. Chipchase T. Drudy W. George J.T. Haywood
J.H. Bailey J. Blackledge G. Clarke J. Eady W. Gill A. Heatley
F. Bakewell G. Blunt W. Clarke T.B. Eames F. Glover L. Hellewell
H. Bakewell G. Boldy H.A. Clegg W.R. Ellaway A. Goldsby-West J.W. Hewitt
G.F. Ball W.R. Booker J. Collindridge F. Ellis T. Goldsby-West R.S. Higginbottom
J. Ball A. Booth P. Cook S. Ellis T. Grealey J.A. Hill
E.W. Bambridge A.E. Booth J.W. Cooper W. Etherington J. Green J. H. Jill
N. Bamford G.W. Booth J. Costello G. Evans A. Greenhow T. Hill
B. Bannister T. Booth W. Cottingham C. Exley E. Griffiths A. Hilton
C. Barber W. Booth J. Coultas F.J. Feasey Harold Guest G. Hinchcliffe
A. Barker W.M. Booth J. Count J.W. Fell Herbert Guest W. Hinchcliffe
L. Barker G.H. Bootham A. Crawford A.W. Ferneyhough W. Haigh Wm. Hinchcliffe
M. Barker A. Bower J. Crawford E. Field T. Hall T. Hinchliff
C. Barnes E. Bower E. Crooks J. Finan W.A. Hall W. Hirst
S. Barraclough W. Bradley E.P. Cropper [MC] G. Finch A. Hallsworth E.M. Hitchen
Wm. Barraclough G. Brough T.W. Crowe J. Firth J. Hanby [MM] J.A. Hollings
G.H. Barrett J. Buckley H. Cutler W.E. Flatters J. Hardy A. Hopkinson

THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD, AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD;
AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN,
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.

The centre panels of the memorial (see also Photo)

LEST WE FORGET
This Memorial Was Erected In
Proud and Loving Memory of
The Men of the Parish of
"Wombwell, Who Gave Their Lives"
"In the Cause of Liberty, "
Truth & Justice in the
Great Wars

To Our Glorious Dead 1939-45

AllenF. EllisJ.R. HooleyF. ParkinH.
AngelE. FallonT. HooleyL. PeaceL.
BakewellE. FarrimondL. HydeN.B. PoulterF.
BattyM. FawcettJ. IvillT. PrattD.
BeeversF. FosterA. JohnsonW. RobinsonA.
BelshawJ. FosterJ. JohnsonG.W. RobinsonF.
BoothC. GalvinJ.F. JohnsonJ.W. RobinsonK.W.
BowleyI. GreenL. KenworthyA. RobinsonT.H.
BullockD.J. GriffithsE. LaxW. SavilleA.R.
BurrowsL. GuestH.R. LayheC. ScargillA.E.
CarrT. GuestT.W. LeatherA. ShawH.
CausierJ. HallerS. LeatherJ. SiddonsF.
CrossleyA.M. HamesK. LedgerG. SimmsH.
CutlerG.T. HarperR.Y. ManleyI. SingletonD.
DaviesW. HartleyA. McQueA. SwiftR.Y.
DennisA. HayesS. MooreA. ThompsonD.
DennisH. HaywoodA. MurfinR.Y. TurtonS.
DixonJ. HibberdL. MyersD.V. TutillW.
DurhamM. HinchcliffeE. NewsomeG. WardH.
EbblewhiteG. HitchenG.M. NunnsN.B. WardW.

We Will Remember Them.

The right hand panels of the memorial (see also Photo)

E. Hoyle A. Lockwood J. Moorhouse J.C. Rhodes G.W. Smith A.C. Tutill
J. Hubbard E. Lockwood H. Morley E. Richards H.W. Smith A. Utley
A. Huckerby T. Lockwood [DMC] F.M. Mullins J.W. Rimmer [DCM] J.S. Smith J. Utley
R. Hudson W. Long J.W. Murray F. Rispin L. Smith J. Vaughan
H. Hunt J. Longfellow A. Naylor R.A. Robey T. Smith R. Vaughan
E. Hyde J. Lotwick J. Naylor Albert Robinson S. Sokell H. Vickers
E. Hydes J. Lowe J. Newberry Alfred Robinson C.H. Standish R. Waite
M. Johnson J.W. Luty H. Nixon C.A. Robinson E. Steele A. Walker
E. Jones R.L. Mackridge J.A. Noble T. Robinson W.E. Steele E.A. Walker
F.W. Jones W. Mallinder E. Nuttall H. Rowe G. Stevens F. Walker [R.N.]
J.H. Jones C. Mallinson E. Nutter J.E. Russell J. Swain F. Walker [Y&L]
W. Jones W.H. Manley E. Oliver A. Ryman F. Swift H. Walton
Wm. Jones C. Marshall W. Oliver A. Sager G.E. Swift F. Ward
T. Kenvin S. Marshall R. Outram E. Sanderson G. Swindells J.W. Ward
W. Kerry W. Masters J.W. Page A.E. Scott G.W. Tabor C. Waterson
R.A. Killingreay F. Maw G.W. Parkin M. Scott A. Taylor A. Watkin
B. Kilner J. McGuigan H. Parkin R. Scott J. Taylor J. Webster
E. Knowles J. Mellor J. Parsons J. Shannon A. Thickett R. Whitehead
F. Lax S. Mellor H. Peace P. Shannon J.E. Thompson W. Whitehead
C. Leather F. Milburn T. Pearce E.R. Sharman A. Thorning G. Wigglesworth
J. Lee C. Minett F. Pettitt W. Sharman E. Thorpe [MM] C. Williams
F. Lees B. Moore H. Pettitt J. Shepherd T.E. Thorton G. Williams
H. Lees E. Moore S. Pittam H. Sims S. Tomlinson A.B. Winder
W. Lewis G.V. Moore C.P. Pollard E. Skews W.E. Tomlinson F. Wood
W. Lindley J. Moore A. Priest W. Skidmoore J. Tonks H. Wood
A. Littlewood J. Moores H. Radford H. Skinner A. Townsend A. Wright
H.G. Lloyd H.D. Moorhouse S. Ramsden C. Smith [MM] C. Turton J. Wright

"O VALIANT HEARTS, WHO TO YOUR GLORY CAME"
THROUGH DUST OF CONFLICT AND THROUGH BATTLE FLAME
"TRANQUIL YOU LIE, YOUR KNIGHTLY VIRTUE PROVED"
YOUR MEMORY HALLOWED IN THE LAND YOU LOVED.


Data transcribed by
Jack Parry.
from photography by Colin Hinson