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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Hambleton
Town
Crakehall
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61886
Current location

St Gregory's Church
Village Green
Crakehall
Hambleton
North Yorkshire
DL8 1HG
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 24462 89961
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Standard Society for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge (SPCK) Roll of Honour in wooden frame. Manuscript inscriptions are top centre within an illustrated scroll, below names are listed in three columns with the names of the fallen listed above the names of those who served and returned. Upper section written in red ink and the rest in black ink.
Inscription
Top left: COMFORT THEIR KIN / AND HONOUR / THEIR LIVING COMRADES Top centre: 1914-1918/ PARISH / OF / CRAKEHALL/ WITH / LANGTHORNE Top right: THEIR NAME / LIVETH / FOR EVERMORE Centre: OUR ROLL OF HONOUR/ HE KEEPETH WATCH ABOVE HIS OWN / THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD, / AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD, / AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN / AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN- AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM... / HONOUR AND GRTITUDE TO THOSE WHO SERVED / THEIR COUNTRY AND WERE SPARED TO RETURN / CRAKEHALL / (Names) / LANGTHORNE/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brigham, Henry
Bryson, Henry
Chatterton, John
Danty, Arthur
Davidson, John
Dodds, William
Early, Robert
Elgie, Albert
Elgie, Herbert
Elgie, Percy
See details for all 54 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 42
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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