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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Richmondshire
Town
Hawes
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr J Spensely (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17 July 2016
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71539
Current location

the green opposite the primary school
Turfy Hill/Gayle Lane junction
Hawes
Richmondshire
North Yorkshire
DL8 3RF
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 86999 89857
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tapering cairn of local stone on a local stone base, with the names on a slate tablet
Inscription
IN LOVING AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE/FROM THE PARISHES OF HAWES AND HIGH/ABBOTSIDE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/TIMES OF WAR TO KEEP OUR NATION SAFE/ HAWES & GAYLE 1914-1918/[43 names]/ 1939-1945/[8 names]/ HARDRAW 1914-1918/[8 names]/ 1939-1945/4 names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Akrigg, Michael
Alderson, Ralph
Allen, Herbert
Bacon, Charles E
Banks, James
Bell, Harold
Birtle, Thomas M
Butt, George
Calvert, Miles
Chilton, Harry
See details for all 63 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN surname
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1500mm, height 200mm, width 1500mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Cairn
    Measurements: depth 970-700mm, height 1650mm, width 970-700mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 890mm, width 360mm
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Details: Built by Hawes & High Abbotside Parish Council with a £500 grant from Richmondshire Distyrict Council and £400 from the sale of the oldf Methodist Chapel, November 2015 to May 2016
Responsibility
Royal British Legion
Reference

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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