Forth-Ninth West Riding Reconnaissance Regiment

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Cathedral Church of All Saints

Wakefield

WF1 1PJ

England

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Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Green slate tablet with with alcove at the bottom holding a Book of Remembrance. Alcove covered by a gilded grille bearing a bronze depiction of the badge of the 49th West Riding Reconnaissance Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps. Inscription incised and gilded, below which a Biblical quotation incised in red. All set in an ornate stone surround with the Arms West Riding County Council in proper colours at the top and carved figures, to the left, St Michael and a devil, and to the right, St George with a dragon, both in medieval armour, with a gilded halo. (IWM)
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In proud memory of the officers and men the forty-ninth West Riding Reconnaissance Regiment who gave their lives in the world war 1939 1945

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