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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Richmondshire
Town
Newsham
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60232
Current location

On a green south side of Barningham Road
Barningham Road
Newsham
Richmondshire
North Yorkshire
DL11
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 107 100
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tapered granite obelisk on a square plinth and two stepped base. Incised inscription on granite tablets set onto the sides of the plinth. It is set on a gravel surround and enclosed within iron railings.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ NEWSHAM'S ROLL/ OF HONOUR./ 1939-46./ (Names) 3 and 9 o'clock face: IN HONOUR OF/ (Names) 12 o'clock face: IN MEMORY OF: (Names)/ THEY DIED THAT WE/ MIGHT LIVE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Butler, C A
Cole, T
G R, Burrell
Johnson, C V
Martin, J V
Peacock, J
Watson, W L
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 20
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,additional
    Order of information: additional
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 3048mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 304mm, height 457mm, width 304mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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