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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47394
Current location

SCHOOL LIBRARY
BOOTHAM SCHOOL
Bootham
York
York
North Yorkshire
Y03 7BU
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 59960 52400
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRONZE NOWY HEADED PLAQUE WITH EMBOSSED LETTERING. NAMES IN TWO COLUMNS. FIGURE OF WOMAN HOLDING A TORCH SET WITHIN AN OVAL OF GOLD RAYS AND STARS IN THE NOWY HEAD OF THE PLAQUE. PLAQUE HIGHLY ORNAMENTED WITH EMBOSSING ABOUT TOP, BOTTOM AND BORDERS. GILT CROSS IN EACH TOP CORNER. GILT PLAQUES OF KNEELING ANGELS IN BOTOM CORNERS. SHIELD WITH CREST BOTTOM CENTRE.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF ALL / OLD BOOTHAM BOYS / WHO HAVE FAITHFULLY STRIVEN TO FOLLOW / THE LIGHT AND ESPECIALLY OF THESE OUR / FALLEN COMRADES / NAMES / GREEK INSCRIPTION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, C J
Allison, G
Armstrong, D
Barton, H W
Bell, O
Bentley, C L
Bigland, E H
Birdsall, G
Bown, H E
Brown, R V
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 56
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 5 FT EST, width 2 FT EST
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • NUMBER 51 AND BOOTHAM SCHOOL BLOCK TO REAR INCLUDING JOHN BRIGHT LIBRARY AND ATTACHED RAILINGS
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
SCHOOL AUTHORITIES

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