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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Harrogate
Town
Knaresborough
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65187
Current location

Town Council Chamber
Knaresborough House
High Street
Knaresborough
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG5 0HW
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 348 573
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Royal Navy crest from HMS Wallflower, mounted on a wooden shield backboard, with a small brass dedication plaque under the crest. Ships crest is square with a carved rope design border, surmounted by a crown. Central is a wallflower with three red flower heads.
Inscription
PRESENTED BY/ THE LORDS COMMISSIONERS OF THE ADMIRALTY/ TO KNARESBOROUGH UD (YORKS)/ TO COMMEMORATE THE ADOPTION OF/ H.M.S. WALLFLOWER/ DURING WARSHIP WEEK MARCH 21ST-28TH 1942
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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