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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Harrogate
Town
Knaresborough
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th June 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29947
Current location

Castle Yard Gardens
Waterside
Knaresborough
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG5 8DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 34819 56874
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross mounted on large square-set stone plinth. Brass plaque on each side of plinth. Three-stepped octagonal stone base.
Inscription
REMEMBER WITH THANKSGIVING AND HONOUR ALL RANKS FROM THIS TOWN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abell, A L
Addison, C H
Allen, J N
Anderson, W
Annakin, F
Armstrong, H E
Asdale, R
Barker, A
Barker, H A
Benson, E
See details for all 155 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 155
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 155
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial, rank
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 54
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial, rank
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3750mm, width 2380mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Knaresborough Castle
  • Grade Not Applicable to this List Entry
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
Original cross blown off twice by storm and replaced.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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