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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ryedale
Town
Nunnington
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30766
Current location

At the cross roads east of the church
cirner of Ness Lane and Hoveringham Lane
Crossroads east of the church
Nunnington
Ryedale
North Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 669 791
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
ROUGH HEWN CELTIC STYLE WHEEL CROSS WITH RECTANGULAR SHAFT ON TWO STEPPED BASE SWORD OF SCARIFICE CARVED ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CROSS
Inscription
IN PROUD AND AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF/ THE BRAVE MEN OF NUNNINGTON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES) later additional tablet:1939-1945/ names/ 1914-1918/from Stonegrave/names
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bradley, Harry
Campbell, Thomas
Essex, Ivan
Essex, John
Harrison, George
Hildreth, Richard
Pinkney, Howard
Sadler, William
Smailes, Maurice
Smailes, William
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 8FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • a locally produced page, undated, listing the names of the 11 WW1 dead on the memorial is on display in the church. The plaque with WW2 names and those from Stonegrave must have been made later

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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