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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
York
Town
Heworth
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 17th October 1919
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5th July 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5th July 1920
    Attended by: LIEUT GENERAL SIR IVOR MAXSE KCB CVO DSO
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47804
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Melrosegate
Heworth
York
North Yorkshire
YO3 0RP
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 61780 52625
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy headed bronze plaque mounted onto a green marble backboard. Inscription in relief. Medallion placed at the top centre of the plaque. Laurel garland border in relief around the edge of the plaque
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE GRATEFUL PEOPLE/ OF HEWORTH TO THE LASTING MEMORY OF THE/ FOLLOWING PATRIOTS WHO IN THE GREAT WAR/ OF 1914-18 GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS , THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Backhouse, A J
Backhouse, J
Birch, G
Bradley, E
Buttress, S
Cable, H
Cable, H
Copeland, J W
Coton, J H
Cross, A E
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank.
    Order of information: Rank.
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Green
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 790mm, height 991mm, width 1067mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY
  • 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
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • 18

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