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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Scarborough
Town
Gristhorpe
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2972
Current location

Roadside - south side
Main Street
Gristhorpe
Scarborough
North Yorkshire
YO14 9PP
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 08734 81909
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk with regimental carvings on the front face and set on a tapering plinth with the names in white lettering on the 6o'clock face. The whole is on a square base with further names in white lettering on the 6o'clock face. The obelisk is surrounded by concrete posts and railings.
Inscription
DULCE ET/DECORUM/PRO/PATRIA MORI/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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