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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Yorkshire
Town
Driffield
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony

  • Date:
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries/Mrs. James Mortimer, widow of Col. J. Mortimer
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34778
Current location

All Saints Church
Middle Street North
Driffield
East Yorkshire
Humberside
YO25 6SX
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 02206 57978
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross with tapering octagonal shaft. Cross surmounts two-stepped octagonal pedestal. Pedestal bears names and inscription on stone tablets. Whole stands on two-stepped stone base. Ornate carving on head of cross.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE/ CITIZENS OF DRIFFIELD/ IN MEMORY OF/ THEIR BROTHERS WHO/ FOUGHT AND DIED/ FOR THEM IN THE/ GREAT/ EUROPEAN WARS/ 1914-1919/ 1939-1945/ FOUND FAITHFUL/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abram, George Wm
Akeister, W G
Akester, H
Anderson, Henry
Appleton, Cyril
Arnell, Thomas
Autherson, George T
Axe, Wilfred
Barker, S
Barnett, William A
See details for all 181 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 133
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 133
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, initial of forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The "Snapper" - East Yorkshire Regiment regimental magazine, no date provided

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