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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Hambleton
Town
Thirsk
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 30th May 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30003
Current location

St Marys Church
Kirkgate
Thirsk
Hambleton
North Yorkshire
YO7 1PW
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 42732 82327
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Chiming clock with dedicatory tablet.
Inscription
THE CHIMING CLOCK WAS PLACED IN THE TOWER OF THIS CHURCH 1914 - 1919 TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIRSK WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ KOREA 1953/ (Names) (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Appleton, W J
Atkinson, T F
Barker, J W
Beadle, H
Bell, H
Bell, J
Boynton, W H
Bramley, W
Brown, G R
Clarkson, H
See details for all 67 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 67
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 67
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, regiment.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname, forename.
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: forename
Components
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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