Adwick on Dearne
War Memorial

To the Glory of God
and in Memory of
The men of this Parish
who gave their lives
in the Great War 1914 - 1918
G Briggs  
W Day  
B W Langford  
S L A Langford  
W R Langford  
D Lees  
P Pashley  
R Salkeld

Possibly, Reginald James Salkeld,born in 1893, the son of Vernon and Agnes of Adwick. When Reginald enlisted, on 11 Decembr 1915 in either Pontefract or Wragby, he was 23 years old, a joiner of 42 Highwoods Rd, Roman Terr., Mexbrough and gave his father as next of kin. He was 5' 10" tall with a 35 " fully expanded chest and his religion was that of C of E. He was a member of the BEF on 26 May 1916. His army records tell he was reported MIA on 8 July 1916. He was reported to have died with a GSW to the left thigh at Gefaugnen Lager Labereth (?), Minden. There was a private PM on 10 August 1916. The records go on to say he was buried at Minderheide P/W cemetery, about 37 miles W by N of Hanover nr Minden, Germany and his next of kin notifed on 10 August 1922. Reginald rests in Hamburg Cemetery, Germany along with many others who were all brought together from over 120 cemeteries all over Germany.

W H Stone  
H Tatton Harry, a neighbour of Reginald, lived at 50 Highwoods Rd., he was the son of Robert and Sarah
B Walker  
B Wheeler  
H Wright  
This cross was erected
by the wayside
that all who pass by
might never Forget
J Griffiths  
W Griffiths  
J Hunter  
J Mason  
C Radley  
A Sharp  
S Smith  
World War II
1939 - 1945
Gnr G K Pashley ~ Killed in Action, Burma 1944

George Kenneth was the son of Reginald and Margaret Ann Pashley of Adwick upon Dearne. He served in the Army Catering Corps and died on 6 September 1944 aged 24. He rests in Imphal War Cemetery, India with over 1600 other casualties - of which over 100 are unidentified.

"When you go home, Tell them of us and say.
For your Tomorrow, we gave our Today


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