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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Selby
Town
Bilbrough
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30894
Current location

ST JAMES CHURCH
Bilbrough
Selby
North Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 530 466
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE CROSS SURMOUNTING SQUARE-SET STONE BASE. CARVED LETTERING IN STONE BASE. ENDS OF HEAD OF CROSS ARE SPLAYED.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF/ BILBOROUGH, IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO/ HAVE FALLEN IN THE WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bean, G
Brown, E
Diffley, G
Dunn, F
Gilyeat, J R
Rowland, R E B
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: rank,surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 2FT, height C 5FT, width C 2FT
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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