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World War I Memorial

John Tweed
1925

Barnsley /  World War I Memorial   Barnsley /  World War I Memorial

Description

Bronze statue of a serviceman wearing an overcoat and steel helmet and holding his rifle with bayonet fixed and butt on the ground. On the rear of the pedestal a bronze relief depicting a winged victory.

Barnsley / World War I Memorial Barnsley / World War I Memorial

Inscription(s)

in
honoured memory
of
the men and women
of
BARNSLEY
who
laid down their lives
in
the great war

1914-1918

1939-1945

and with faith
keep that peace
for which they paid
their name
liveth for evermore

Annotation

Unveiled by Lt. Gen. Sir Charles H. Harington on 11 October 1925.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 53°33'15" W 1°28'55"

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