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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Beverley
Town
Beverley
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
F L Pearson FRIBA, MR R DAVISON, MESSRS ELWELL
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: C 17th June 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34681
Current location

IN THE SOLDIER'S CHAPEL
BEVERLEY MINSTER
Beverley
Beverley
Humberside
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 039 388
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SIX LANCETS LIGHTS IN THE SOUTH TRANSEPT DEPICTING THE AGE-LONG CONFLICT BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL. THE EASTERN AISLE OF THE SAME TRANSEPT WAS CONVERTED INTO A SOLDIER'S CHAPEL WITH AN ORNATE SHRINE. THE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED ON PANELS WITHIN THE CHAPEL. IN THE WINDOW ARE 21 ILLUSTRATED SCENES BEGINNING WITH THE EXPULSION OF THE REBELLIOUS ANGELS FROM HEAVEN. THEN THERE ARE VARIOUS SCENES DEPICTING THE LEADING TYPES AND INCIDENTS IN HUMAN HISTORY, THE FALL AND THE REDEMPTION AND ENDING WITH THE FINAL VICTORY. THE FALLEN OF THE EAST RIDING REGIMENT ARE RECORDED ON VELLUM PLACED WITHIN NICHES. BLUE PAINTED CORNICE ABOVE THEM. THE NAMES OF THE FALLEN WHO SERVED WITH OTHER REGIMENTS ARE INSCRIBED ON OAK SCREENS PLACED BETWEEN THE THREE ARCHES FORMING THE SOLDIER'S CHAPEL
Inscription
ROLLS OF HONOUR: (NAMES) PLAQUE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE/ OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT/ AND/ EAST RIDING MEN OF OTHER REGIMENTS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ THE WINDOW ABOVE THE SOLDIER'S CHAPEL AND THE/ SHRINE ARE DEDICATED A.D. 1921
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, C
Abbott, H
Abel, A
Abram, G W
Adams, F
Adams, J
Agar, A
Agar, C C
Agar, H C
Agar, H E
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9545
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 9545
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: regiment,rank,surname,forename
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £6,200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • YORKSHIRE HEROES VOL. II HISTORIC EAST RIDING TOWN OF BEVERLEY by MANN, MALCOLM K 39-40,89- Source: Image Library NIWM

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