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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
York
Town
Strensall
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47837
Current location

St Winifred's Garrison Church
St Winifred's Church
Strensall
York
North Yorkshire
YO32 5TD
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 63175 59645
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Soldier's Institute
    Wenlock Terrace
    York
    York
    North Yorkshire
    YO10 4DU
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 60836 50455
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A simple rectangular brass plaque, with small floral design in each of the four corners, and dedication written in the centre. THE INSTITUTE WAS FOUNDED BY MISS MABEL CAROLINE CARMICHAEL-WALKER OBE AND HER SISTER MISS ELLEN GERTRUDE CARMICHAEL-WALKER IN 1908 AND WAS MANAGED BY THEM FOR 40 YEARS./ THEY WERE THE DAUGHTERS OF SIR GEORGE GUSTAVUS WALKER K.C.B., A.D.C TO QUEEN VICTORIA, M.A., M.P., D.L. AND COLONEL. THE INSTITUTE WAS A GROUP OF 4 HOUSES WHICH WERE CONVERTED INTO ACCOMODATION FOR SERVICEMEN AND CONTINUED UNTIL 1987 WHEN THE CHARITY COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED TRUSTEES TO MANAGE THE PROPERTY.
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ THIS TABLET AND CAIRN ARE ERECTED BY THE/ MISSES CARMICHAEL-WALKER IN MEMORY OF MANY/ GALLANT MEN WHO MADE THE SOLDIERS' INSTITUTE/ THEIR HOME FROM HOME, AND WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES AT THE CALL OF DUTY IN THE GREAT WAR./ (Names)/ "ONLY BY THE CROSS INTO LIFE."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addy, Harry
Agar, Charles
Ambler, John
Anderson, Ernest
Annal, H
Annall, Barbara
Anthony, Henry
Archer, T
Armesher, Thomas
Armitage, George
See details for all 168 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 168
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 168
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, additional.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stainless Steel
Listing information
Condition
History
In 2016 the plaque was refurbished.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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