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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Richmondshire
Town
Scorton
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68370

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Current location

Scorton War Memorial Institute
Scorton
Richmondshire
North Yorkshire
DL10 6DN
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 25262 00029
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Scorton Grammar School
    Scorton
    Richmondshire
    North Yorkshire
    DL10 6DW
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 24987 00230
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular brass plaque with nowy head mounted on wooden backboard. Plaque features a wide border with floral decorative engravings. School crest featured at top centre, with lettering engraved in black. Small brass plaque featured below.
Inscription
PRO PATRIA/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ AND YOU OUR BROTHER WHO FOR ALL OUR PRAYING/ TO THIS DEAR SCHOOL OF OURS WILL COME BACK NO MORE./ WHO LIE OUR COUNTRY'S DEBT OF HONOUR PAYING./ AND NOT IN VAIN - UPON THE BELGIAN SHORE;/ TILL THAT GREAT DAY WHEN AT THE THRONE IN HEAVEN/ THE BOOKS ARE OPENED, AND THE JUDGEMENT SET./ YOUR LIVES FOR HONOUR AND FOR ENGLAND GIVEN,/ THE SCHOOL WILL NOT FORGET. ROLL OF HONOUR/ SCORTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL/ THIS MEMORIAL PLAQUE WAS RELOCATED/ BY THE TRUSTEES OF SCORTON WAR MEMORIAL INSTITUTE/ AFTER THE CLOSURE OF THE SCHOOL IN 1991.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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