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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Holderness
Town
Aldbrough
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, Post-1945 war or conflict
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34858
Current location

Centre of the village
Church Street
at road junction within sight of the Church
Aldbrough
Holderness
Humberside
HU11 4RN
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 24282 38703
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PLAIN OBELISK ON SQUARE PLINTH AND FOUR STEPPED SQUARE BASE, SURROUNDED BY RAILINGS.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ / WHO SACRIFICED THEIR/ LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF/ THEIR COUNTRY/ 1914 - 1918/ ERECTED/ BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ [Side 1]-[WW1 names A to Hodson] [Side 2]- [WW1 names Huteson onwards]/[name]/22 S.A.S. BORNEO 1963 [Side 3]- 1939 - 1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderton, F
Bennett, G E
Bennington, T
Butler, W
Canham, D
Clough, W
Collinson, E
Collinson, R
Darley, S
Davidson, J
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, service
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, service
    Order of information: surname
  • Post-1945 war or conflict
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, regiment, place of death, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • YORKSHIRE HEROES VOL I A JOURNEY FROM HULL TO WITHERNSEA AROUND HORNSEA AND BACK TO HULL AGAIN by MANN, MALCOLM K 219 -233 Source: Image Library NIWM

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