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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Selby
Town
Hemingbrough
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J WIPPELL AND CO LTD (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31005
Current location

ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Main Street
Hemingbrough
Selby
North Yorkshire
YO8 6QE
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 67353 30619
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The memorial is a brass plaque. There is a small Regimental badge at the top above the inscription.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JOHN HARRISON/ CORPORAL/ 1/1ST EAST RIDING YORKSHIRE YEOMANRY/ BORN AT HEMINGBROUGH GRANGE 8TH APRIL 1895/ DIED IN CAIRO, EGYPT 17TH MAY 1916/ ON ACTIVE SERVICE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1FT, width 2FT
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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