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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Yorkshire
Town
Wansford
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 November 1920
    Attended by: Major Ralph Darker Butterell MC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7 November 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
35084
Current location

St Marys Church
1 Nafferton Road
Wansford
East Yorkshire
Humberside
YO25 8NR
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 06212 56654
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A wall-mounted rectangular stone tablet with black lettering. There are coloured crossed flags and a regimental badge at the top centre. Four carved flowers adorn each corner of the tablet.
Inscription
1914 1919/ 1939 1945/ SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ WANSFORD, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR LIBERTY/ AND RIGHTEOUSNESS IN THE GREAT WARS./ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baggley, Elijah Dowson
Parker, Henry
Walker, Norman Henry
Watts, George Willam
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, date of death
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 690mm, width 770mm
    Materials: Stone - Hopton Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Driffield Times, 13 November 1920
  • Parish Church Magazine, December 1920, p. 193.

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