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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
York
Town
York
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 June 1925
    Attended by: Archbishop of York
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30649
Current location

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
Wooden screen with names inscribed behind twelve wooden doors. Inscription on a gold background in black painted lettering.
Inscription
THIS SCREEN RECORDS THE NAMES OF THE WOMEN OF THE EMPIRE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918 TO WHOSE MEMORY THE FIVE SISTERS WINDOW WAS RESTORED BY WOMEN/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1400
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1400
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: regiment,surname,forename
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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