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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Hambleton
Town
Stokesley
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1927
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29891
Current location

Village centre
16
West Green
Stokesley
Hambleton
North Yorkshire
TS9 5BB
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 52215 08488
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Base surmounted by square plinth, tapering shaft and wheel cross. Inscription on metal plaques on the sides of the plinth. Flower beds surround the cross and the whole is enclosed by metal railings
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN BELONGING TO THIS PARISH WHOSE NAMES ARE HEREON RECORDED WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: IN/ PROUD/ MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF/ STOKESLEY/ WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WAR/ OF/ 1939 - 45./ THEIR NAMES ARE/ ADDED TO THIS/ MEMORIAL OF TWO/ WARS BY THE PEOPLE/ OF STOKELSEY/ IN THE YEAR 1947. FOR YOUR TO-MORROW/ THEY GAVE THEIR TO-DAY/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, J
Allen, Wp
Allison, He
Baines, H
Baines, Jr
Barker, E
Barker, H
Barr, Fa
Barritt, J
Bretherton, G
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: rank,decorations,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
1947: WW2 names added
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Yorkshire Life p38 / March 1998
  • Parish Magazine 1927 Details not on file.

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