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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Selby
Town
Wistow
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30969
Current location

All Saints Church
Church Hill
Wistow
Selby
North Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 593 357
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
INFILLED CELTIC STYLE WHEEL CROSS ON TAPERING PLINTH AND SINGLE STEP. SWORD AND WREATH ETCHED ON FRONT FACE OF CROSS
Inscription
TO THE/ HONOUR OF/ THE MEN/ FROM WISTOW/ WHO FOUGHT/ FOR GOD, KING/ AND COUNTRY/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF/ THOSE NAMED/ BELOW, WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR US IN THE/ GREAT WARS/ (NAMES)/ "THE MEMORY OF THEIR SACRIFICE IS DEAR TO US"/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, A
Allison, C
Austwick, H
Baines, J H
Barran, G
Farrand, T W
Hanson, E J
Howcroft, A D
Ibbetson, W J
Jackson, A
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2FT 6", height 10FT, width 2FT 6"
    Materials: Granite - Polished
Listing information
  • Wistow War Memorial
  • 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

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