North Eastern Railway Company
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- Stone Portland stone
- First World War (1914-1918)
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Details from IWM: On wall below Obelisk: IN ABIDING REMEMBRANCE OF THE 2236 MEN OF THE/ NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR, THE/ COMPANY PLACES THIS MONUMENT Left Buttress: THE NAMES OF THE/ FALLEN IN THE WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ AND 1939 - 1945/ ARE RECORDED IN/ A BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE/ ENSHRINED IN/ THE NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM PLAQUE: THIS MEMORIAL WAS DESIGNED IN 1921 BY THE RENOWNED/ ENGLISH ARCHITECT SIR EDWIN LUTYENS AND BUILT IN 1924, IT/ COMMEMORATES 2236 EMPLOYEES ON THE NORTH EASTERN/ RAILWAY WHO WERE KILLED IN THE 1914/ 1918 WAR. THE ADDITIONAL MEMORIAL WHICH COMMEMORATES THE 51/ FALLEN IN THE 1939 - 1945 WAS WAS UNVEILED IN 1984/ FOLLOWING AN APPEAL LAUNCHED ON THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY/ OF THE ORIGINAL UNVEILING/ THE NAME OF ALL THE FALLEN ARE RECORDED IN A BOOK OF/ REMEMBRANCE WHICH CAN BE INSPECTED DURING NORMAL/ HOURS AT THE MAIN RAILWAY HEADQUARTERS/ ADJACENT TO THIS MEMORIAL
Grade II* (England)
York Central Historic Core Conservation Area