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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Craven
Town
Giggleswick
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47338
Current location

over the River Rible
connects Giggleswick with Settle
Kings Mill Lane (Settle) & footpath from Giggleswick Bankwell Road
Giggleswick
Craven
North Yorkshire
BD24 9FD
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 81406 63898
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
METAL FOOTBRIDGE WITH PLAIN RECTANGULAR DEDICATORY BRASS PLAQUE ATTACHED TO THE South SIDE RAILS for WW1 & WW2, which has an INCISED INSCRIPTION, and another one on the north side rails for Afghanistan. Both these plaques are at the Giggleswick end of the bridge.
Inscription
South Side Plaque-GIGGLESWICK MEMORIAL BRIDGE/ 1914 - 18/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 45/ (NAMES) North Side Plaque-IN MEMORY/OF THE/SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN OF THE PARISH OF GIGGLESWICK/WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THE COUNTRY/[name]/WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banks, Joseph Miles
Banks, William Henry
Bentham, Alan
Brassington, William Henry
Brown, William Edgar
Burrows, Herbert William
Charlesworth, Rachel Hope
Creighton, George
Dyer, Harry Frank
Harper, John Abbotson
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, place of death, year of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 280mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Other structure
    Measurements: depth c31,000mm, height 1800mm, width 1100mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 185mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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