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Memorial details

Memorial type
Arch
District
Scarborough
Town
Filey
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953), Aden Emergency (1963-1967)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30521
Current location

The arch forms the entrance to the gardens
Memorial Gardens
Murray Street
Filey
Scarborough
North Yorkshire
YO14 9DE
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 11762 80648
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone arch with bronze plaques on each supporting column. The plaques list the names of those who died and the main inscription runs across the top of arch. Bronze laurel wreaths are in relief above the plaques with the dates at centre. A circular metal plaque with inscription in relief was added to the Garden side of the Arch to mark the Centenary of the Great War in 2014.
Inscription
IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF FILEY/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE TWO WORLD WARS/ 1914 1918/ (Names)/ 1939 1945/ (Names) Centenary Plaque: 2014 CENTENARY YEAR/ THE PEOPLE OF /FILEY/ REMEMBER/ THEIR MEN AND WOMEN/ WHO DIED IN THE/ GREAT WAR OF/ 1914 - 1918/ WE OWE THEM SO MUCH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, G A
Bailey, C W
Biggins, W
Birch, E W
Bradley, G
Bright, Henry
Brown, H
Bulmer, J W
Cammish, C G
Cammish, J
See details for all 129 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 73
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Aden Emergency (1963-1967)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Arch
    Measurements: height C12FT, width C14FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • War Memorial Archway
  • Grade II
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet October 2011 Trench Foot Notes: The Magazine of the Hertfordshire Constabulary Great War Society
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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