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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
ERNEST R WALKER (Architect)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47823
Current location

At the junction of Scarcroft and Nunthorpe roads.
St Clements Church
Scarcroft Road
York
York
North Yorkshire
YO23 1NB
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 60005 50955
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted rectangular bronze plaque mounted onto a hopton wood stone backboard with dedicatory inscription carved above and below the plaque.
Inscription
1914 1919/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THIS PARISH AND CONGREGATION/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR LIBERTY AND JUSTICE IN THE GREAT WAR./ (NAMES)/GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acomb, H
Agar, H
Aked, A
Anderson, R W
Appleby, G W
Atkinson, H W
Batchelor, H W
Batchelor, S D
Bean, C
Best, G H
See details for all 156 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 156
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 156
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initial,surname, regiment
    Order of information: regiment,rank, surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 4FT 9.5IN, width 6FT 2.5IN
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Letter from Percy J Spalding Town Clerk - York City Archives No. TC1378/1/2/4
  • Parish records - Borthwick Institute York - Ref: PR/Y/MB ps25/12
  • Church Faculty Papers - Borthwick Institute York - Details of size, materials etc. Ref: FAC1921A/11

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