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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Boothferry
Town
Snaith
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34822
Current location

In church cemetery
located on the main Snaith Road in the village of East Cowick
next door to the C of E School
Cowick
East Yorkshire
DN14 9DG
Holy Trinity Church
Snaith Road (A1041)
Snaith
Boothferry
Humberside
DN14 9DG
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 66112 21596
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Simple stone obelisk on three tiered plinth and single step. Crown and wreath engraved on the north face. Memorial text is engraved on three sides of the lower portion of plinth.
Inscription
North: THE/ GREAT/ WAR/ 1914 - 18/ TO THE/ GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF/ THE SACRIFICE MADE BY THE ABOVE/ NAMED MEN OF THIS PARISH West: KILLED IN ACTION/ NORTHERN IRELAND/ (Name)/ 31.5.81 East: WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abdy, W
Durham, A
Gardner, F
Garner, A
Hemingway, H
Holmes, F
Horsfield, G W
O'neill, M
Penistone, F
Spivey, C A
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank,regiment
    Order of information: Surname
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial of forename, rank, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 1500MM, height 5000MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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