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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
York
Town
York
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12 September 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12 September 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47302
Current location

Nestle UK Ltd
Haxby Road
York
York
YO31 8TA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 60532 53851
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LARGE WALL-MOUNTED MEMORIAL WITH NAMES OF FALLEN IN SIX COLUMNS. MEMORIAL IS NOWY-HEADED WITH BROKEN PEDIMENT AT BASE. CARVING OF WREATH AT TOP CENTRE WITH "PRO PATRIA" WITHIN.
Inscription
PRO/ PATRIA/ TO OUR FALLEN COMRADES/ (Names)/ LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND WE FOR ENGLAND DIED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abey, H
Addinall, S J
Addy, J
Agar, H
Allen, J
Apedaile, J E
Archer, R E
Arey, A
Bainbridge, J S
Baker, G
See details for all 212 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 212
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 212
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
2010 Nov. In company archive, having been replaced by IWM -WMA 65766. 2010 Feb. Former dining block now part of Nuffield Hospital 2003 Feb. A relative feared that planned building on former dining block would mean loss of the memorial, but was told it would be resited.
Costs

Memorial: £179 17s 5d

Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: Balance of War Memorial Fund, after the cost of the memorial, stood at £2712 7s 2d at 31 August 1920 and was to be applied for assistance to widows of the fallen, the education of their children, and disabled men.
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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