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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
York
Town
York
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 06th May 1979
    Attended by: LORD LIEUTENANT OF NORTH YORKSHIRE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 06th May 1979
    Attended by: DEAN OF YORK
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30511
Current location

North Transept
York Minster
Deangate
York
York
North Yorkshire
YO1 7JA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 60331 52179
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE STANDS ON A WOODEN CASK FULL OF SAND FROM THE DUNKIRK BEACHES. WHOLE IS PLACED IN A GLASS CASE MOUNTED ON THE WALL
Inscription
BOOK: THE/ DUNKIRK/ VETERANS ASSOCIATION/ YORK AND DISTRICT BRANCH/ WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM PLAQUE: THIS CASK OF SAND FROM THE BEACHES OF DUNKIRK/ WAS DEDICATED IN YORK MINSTER, 21ST MAY 1978/ BY THE VERY REVD R. JASPER M.A. D.D. D.LITT DEAN OF YORK
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • FOR YOUR TOMORROW: BRITISH SECOND WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 70 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1995 YORK

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