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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Craven
Town
Cononley
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS HUGHES & BOLCKOW LTD (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 September 1919
    Attended by: Colonel John Birkbeck
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 September 1919
    Attended by: Archdeacon Cook
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47324
Current location

St John the Evangelist Church
Netherghyll Lane
Cononley
Craven
North Yorkshire
BD20 8NT
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 98690 46984
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Teak triptych with triangular pediment, two hinged doors and pedestal. The central panel contains a hammered copper cross with carved wooden figure of Christ, and the names of the Fallen in both World Wars; the doors list those who served in WW1. Inscription in gold lettering.
Inscription
Pediment: FOR GOD, KING & COUNTRY. Central panel: GREATER LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN THIS/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ THE HEROIC DEAD. Both doors: ROLL/ OF HONOUR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashbee, Gordon C
Baines, Norman
Ball, Samuel
Barrett, Albert
Barrett, John W
Battersby, William
Beck, Geoffrey
Blades, Alan
Blades, John
Boocock, Douglas
See details for all 130 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 123
    Served and returned: 108
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: depth 180mm, height 1200mm, width 540mm
    Materials: Wood - Teak
  • Door
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 760mm, width 250mm
    Materials: Wood - Teak
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Holly
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St John the Evangelist Church
Reference

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