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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
York
Town
York
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 December 1925
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47212
Current location

15
Priory Street Centre- formerly Priory Street Wesleyan School
Priory Street
York
York
North Yorkshire
YO1 1ET
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 59939 51497
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
DESCRIBED AS BEATEN COPPER PLAQUE WITH WOODEN BACKING. YORK CITY COAT OF ARMS AT TOP. BORDER OF LEAVES AT EACH SIDE OF PLAQUE
Inscription
CITY OF YORK/ TO COMMEMORATE WITH LASTING HONOUR THE SONS OF THIS SCHOOL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acomb, Horace
Alport, Stephen L
Atkinson, Charles
Atkinson, Lawrence
Atkinson, L Guy
Brown, William H
Bustard, Reginald
Butterfield, James
Butterfield, Richard
Castel, John G
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 10 MM, height 1220 MM, width 840 MM
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
YORK CITY COUNCIL
Reference
  • Yorkshire Gazette 12 December 1925

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