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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Holderness
Town
Hollym
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
35106
Current location

St Nicholas Church
Church Lane
Hollym
Holderness
Humberside
HU19 2JH
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 34270 27619
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A plain tablet with a base and pediment flanked by two round pillars.
Inscription
HOLLYM/ WAR MEMORIAL/ 1914 - 1919/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ "THERE'S BUT TO DO AND DIE"/ TO THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ "THEY THAT HAD FOUGHT SO WELL/ CAME THROUGH THE JAWS OF DEATH/ BACK FROM THE MOUTH OF HELL"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bilton, E
Bilton, L
Bilton, S
Birkitt, H
Boasman, C
Boasman, E
Boasman, G L
Brant, J
Brant, W
Clark, J
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 32
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 41", width 30"
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
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. 136-137.

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