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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Selby
Town
Kirk Smeaton
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31011
Current location

St Peters Church
Kirk Smeaton
Selby
North Yorkshire
WF8 3JY
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 51999 16638
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Tapering arch pillar surmounted by an urn, mounted on three tiered plinth and single step base. Names are incised on the faces of the plinth. A decorative foliate design is incised on the plinth and pillar.
Inscription
(FRONT FACE) IN/ MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ ALSO/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (SIDES) KIRK AND LITTLE/ SMEATON/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrows, J S
Beaumont, F
Bowers, T E
Brewitt, A
Burton, F
Earnshaw, T
Everitt, A
Everitt, W
Fawcett, G G
Fawcett, L
See details for all 58 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 58
    Served and returned: 51
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 8FT
    Materials: Granite
  • Architectural details
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Kirk and Little Smeaton 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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