Women Of The Empire- WW1 Screen

WM reference
30649
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Dedicated : 24 June 1925
Current location

York Minster
Deangate
York
York
North Yorkshire
YO1 7JA
England
OS Grid Ref.: SE 60331 52179
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Wooden screen with names inscribed behind twelve wooden doors. Inscription on a gold background in black painted lettering.

Inscription

THIS SCREEN RECORDS THE NAMES OF THE WOMEN OF THE EMPIRE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918 TO WHOSE MEMORY THE FIVE SISTERS WINDOW WAS RESTORED BY WOMEN/ (Names)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 1400
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1400
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
Order of information: regiment,surname,forename

Component

Screen
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Wood
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 24 June 1925
Attended by: Archbishop of York

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 157-8 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK

Reference

Our website 30648 http://www.ukniwm.org.uk/server/show/conMemorial.30648/fromUkniwmSearch/1

Reference

Imperial War Museum, Department of Documents and Sound EN1/1/ROL/005 http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/1020001978

Reference

Imperial War Museum, Department of Documents and Sound EN1/1/ROL/001 http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/1020001974

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