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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Yorkshire
Town
Wilberfoss
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Gulf War (1990-1991)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
35099
Current location

Main Street
Wilberfoss
East Yorkshire
Humberside
YO41 5NN
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 733 509
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross surmounting an octagonal column, which stands on a square-set pedestal. The pedestal bears names and an inscription in black lettering. The whole memorial is surrounded by a low chain-link fence.
Inscription
Front face- IN UNDYING MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING MEN/ FROM THIS PARISH WHO/ CAME NOT BACK FROM THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ "YE THAT LIVE ON, MID ENGLISH/ PASTURES GREEN, REMEMBER US/ AND THINK WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN"//1939 - 1945/ (Names) Side face 1- SERVED/[15 Names Atkinson to Gray] Side face 2-SERVED/[15 Names Hessell to Turner]//GULF WAR 1990-1991/[name] Side face 3-[3 names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, R
Atkinson, We
Bassett, Ew
Bassett, G
Beckett, T
Blackburn, W
Bond, H
Bosomworth, H
Brighton, H
Burch, Andrew James
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 33
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial of forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Gulf War (1990-1991)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth c. 750mm, height c. 6000mm, width c. 750mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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