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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Scarborough
Town
Sleights
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 March 1920
    Attended by: Miss Yeoman, Lady of the Manor.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18 March 1920
    Attended by: Rev. Donald Walker (vicar), J. Taylor Binns (Wesleyan)
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30770

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Current location

Coach Road/ Iburndale Lane
Sleights
Scarborough
North Yorkshire
YO22 5EL
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 86616 06949
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PINK GRANITE CROSS SURMOUNTING TAPERING GRANITE COLUMN. COLUMN STANDS ON SQUARE-SET GRANITE PLINTH. TWO-STEPPED BASE. INCISED BLACK LETTERING ON PLINTH AND BASE.
Inscription
ERECTED / IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE FALLEN HEROES OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FOUGHT AND FELL IN THE GREAT/ WAR 1914-1919/ AND THE/ 1939-1945 WAR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, A M
Anderson, G E
Bell, E
Binns, N H
Brodrick-english, J F
Brooksbank, H E
Brooksbank, S
Elwick, T
Green, H
Henderson, E G
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 500MM, height C 2000MM, width C 500MM
    Materials: Granite - Pink, Granite - Aberdeen
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 19 March 1920

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