Gate Helmsley WW1 Memorial

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Reference WMO242782

Address:

St. Mary's Church

Bridlington Road

Gate Helmsley,

YORK

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: The memorial is on the north aisle wall of the church. It takes the form of a wooden panel to which are attached two brass plaques. The upper plaque has at the top a latin cross between the dates 1914 and 1919 coloured in red with the inscription in black letters, this is attached to the board by 4 bolts with the heads in the form of rose flowers. A makers name is inscribed in small uncoloured letters 'W, Hewitt. City Chambers York'. The lower board has the words 'LEST we FORGET' in red letters and two sprays of Forget-me-not flowers coloured in blue and green.
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1914 + 1918/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING MEN/ OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO GALLANTLY LAID/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR./ FRED RICHARDSON. EASTYORKS./ JAMES J. TOWNSEND. KINGS LIVPLS/ HAROLD BRATLEY. WEST YORKS./ WILLIAM POTTER. YORKS REGT./ THOS. CRAVEN R.F.A./ WALLACE SCOTT. R.N./ LEST we FORGET

FRED RICHARDSON/ JAMES J. TOWNSEND/ HAROLD BRATLEY/ WILLIAM POTTER/ THOS. CRAVEN/ WALLACE SCOTT

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