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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Boothferry
Town
Rawcliffe Bridge
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34821
Current location

intersection of Station and Royal roads
Station Road
Rawcliffe Bridge
Boothferry
Humberside
DN14 8NQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 68705 21952
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain stone cenotaph with stepped capstone, on two stepped square base. Sword of sacrifice and wreath inset in smooth panel on front face. The upper plinth includes inscribed in black lettering, while the bottom plinth includes inscribed names with no colouring. There is an additional memorial stone mounted on the upper most of the two stepped base.
Inscription
OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914 + 1919/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ ON NATIONAL SERVICE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amery, George B
Balcker, William
Bedford, Arthur
Bedford, James H
Bentley, Harry A
Bessant, Alex
Bessant, George A
Boothman, George T
Butterill, John W
Cannon, George
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname,forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname,forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 1200MM, height 4000MM, width 1600MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Rawcliffe 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
History
Due for cleaning before the end of 2000
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Local Council

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