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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Craven
Town
Cowling
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: July 1923
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Rededicated
    Date: 12th November 1978
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29535
Current location

VILLAGE CENTRE
Main St (a6068)
Cowling
Craven
North Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 973 432
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Cowling
    Craven
    North Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
MEMORIAL RECREATION GROUND, ORIGINALLY WITH AN ASSOCIATED SHELTER CONTAINING TWO PLAQUES. THE SHELTER FELL INTO DISREPAIR AND WAS REPLACED WITH THE CURRENT FREE STANDING MOUNT FOR THE PLAQUES SMALL WREATH IN RELIEF ABOVE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
1914 1919/ THIS RECREATION GROUND/ WAS PURCHASED AND THE/ SHELTER ERECTED BY PUBLIC/ SUBSCRIPTION IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF COWLING/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ 1939 1945/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF COWLING/ WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR/ (NAMES) (REVERSE) ERECTED AND RE-DEDICATED/ TO REPLACE THE ORIGINAL/ NOVEMBER 1978
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Benson, Albert C
Benson, Fred
Benson, John W
Binns, James
Bradley, Sam
Catlow, James
Davy, Harry
Fryer, Coulson
Gott, George W
Greaves, William
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 9", width 2FT
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
COWLING PARISH COUNCIL

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