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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
East Yorkshire
Town
Skipsea
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
35105
Current location

Main Street
Skipsea
East Yorkshire
Humberside
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 16764 54997
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A four-sided stone column mounted on a two-tiered stone pedestal, which bears an inscription and names, and a two-stepped square stone base. The column is surmounted by an urn.
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THE CALL CAME, WE ANSWERED/ (Names) ERECTED/ BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ AS A LASTING TRIBUTE/ TO THE MEMORY OF THE ABOVE/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (Name)/ WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkin, Wilfred
Cammidge, Percy B
Lamplugh, Hugh
Pawson, Herbert Harold
Pawson, Kenneth William
Skelton, James Harry
Skelton, Robert Matthew
Sowersby, Stanley
Statters, George
Sterriker, Olaf
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: height 4000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Skipsea 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Yorkshire Heroes, Vol I: A Journey from Hull to Withernsea Around Hornsea and Back to Hull Again, Malcolm Mann (1996), pp. 292-294.

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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