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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)
Maker
MR W E PARKINSON - Head of York School of Arts and Crafts (Designer)
MR T COSSINS (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: December 1924
    Attended by: Gen Sir Charles Harington GCB GBE DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: December 1924
    Attended by: Rev G.D. Baker - Rector of St Clements Church
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47822
Current location

Junction of Scarcroft Road and Nunthorpe Road
St Clements Church
Scarcroft Road
York
York
North Yorkshire
YO23 1NB
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 60006 50954
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted nowy headed bronze plaque with inscription in relief. Arms of the City of York depicted in relief at the top centre of the plaque. Laurel garland in relief on the left and right hand sides of the plaque.
Inscription
CITY OF YORK/ TO COMMEMORATE WITH LASTING HONOUR/ THE SONS OF THIS SCHOOL WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 1918/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Appleby, Ralph
Atkinson, Herbert
Balance, Samuel
Banks, Tom
Barker, Thomas H
Batchellor, Harry
Batchellor, Sidney
Best, George H
Birch, Arthur
Blowman, Charles
See details for all 73 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 73
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 4FT, width 2FT 8IN
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • City of York School War Memorials - Volumes Nov 1918-1919 - Education Committee Minutes Volume Dec 1919 Volumes Jan 1920- April 1920

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