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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Beverley
Town
Beverley
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11/12/1919
    Attended by: The Archbishop of York performed the unveiling
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11/12/1919
    Attended by: The Archbishop of York performed the dedication
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Lost
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WM Reference
34646

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Current location

In the nave
St Mary's Church
Hengate
Beverley
Beverley
Humberside
HU17 8DB
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 03152 39800
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque, with incised inscription beneath the Constabulary crest top-centre, and a foliate border.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEMBERS OF THE EAST RIDING CONSTABULARY/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18./ (NAMES)/ THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES AND FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Avey, A
Bell, A J
Bell, J J
Boyes, T
Burgess, G
Churchill, J
Collins, R
Curtis, A
Huntley, L F
Knapton, W
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname, decorations, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer 2/9/1919, reported that a faculty had been granted at the York Consistory Court for the erection at St Mary's Church in Beverley of a "brass tablet in memory of in memory of the East Riding Constabulary who died in the war". www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000687/19190902/191/0004#
  • YORKSHIRE HEROES VOL. II, HISTORIC EAST RIDING TOWN OF BEVERLEY by MANN, MALCOLM K ,117,365 Source: Image Library IWM
  • The War Memorials Trust record of this memorial is WMO 252128 refers, see warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/252128/
  • Hull Daily Mail 12/12/1919 (page 6) printed a report of the unveiling of the memorial. (In his address, the Archbishop commented that, out of 150 officers and men of the Constabulary, 88 had served, one of whom had risen from the ranks to command his Battalion and won the Military Cross; three received the Distinguished Conduct Medal, two received the Military Service Medal, and two others the Military Medal). www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000324/19191212/032/0006

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