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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Beverley
Town
Etton
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
35131
Current location

CORNER OF MAIN STREET AND NEW ROAD
Main Street/ New Road
Etton
Beverley
Humberside
HU17 7PG
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 97948 43485
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A crucifix bearing the figure of Christ mounted on a plinth and two square steps. The plinth bears the inscription and names. The whole memorial is set within an area enclosed by low railings. A metal plaque is added to the memorial detailing the names of those listed on the structure, due to the worsening condition of the engraved names.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF/ ETTON/ WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adkin, William
Allen, William
Anderson, Alexander
Appleton, Robert
Bird, John
Botterill, William
Broadley, Charles
Broadley, Jack
Broadley, Joseph
Bugg, Arthur
See details for all 50 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 45
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c. 4000mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
  • Etton (East Yorkshire) 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
History
1988: Lettering refurbished and painted black 2005: Council made application for restoration work, including cleaning, landscaping, repointing, and consolidation of cracked areas
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Parish Council
Reference

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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