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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Scarborough
Town
Sleights , Whitby
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72977
Current location

161
St John the Evangelist Church
Coach Road
Sleights
Whitby
Scarborough
North Yorkshire
YO22 5EN
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 86668 06926
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular plaque with a square extension on the top edge and set on a marble backboard. There is a latin cross at the top and a black border with the names in three columns in black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE HONOUR AND GLORY OF GOD AND IN/THANKFUL MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING SOLDIERS/CLOSELY CONNECTED WITH THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN/THE EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1918 AND OF THE GREAT/DELIVERANCE VOUCHSAFED TO OUR COUNTRY AND HER ALLIES/THIS TABLET & THE WINDOW ABOVE ARE DEDICATED BY THE WORSHIPPERS IN THIS CHURCH/[names]/Death is swallowed up in victory
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Alwyn M
Anderson, Godfrey E
Bell, Ernest
Binns, Norman Henry
Broderick-english, James F
Brooksbank, Hugh
Brooksbank, Stamp
Elwick, Tom
Green, Henry
Henderson, Edward G
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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