Arkengarthdale WW2

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Reference WMO/264635


Church of Saint Mary the Virgin

Arkengarthdale Richmond

DL11 6EL


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Incised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Square board with a carved mouse at the top and the title in gold. The dedication and names are carved lettering.
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PARISH CHURCH OF/ ST MARY THE VIRGIN, ARKENGARTHDALE./ The Reredos and Communion Table were provided/ by public subscription to commemorate the victory by/ the Allied Nations after the World War of 1939 - 1945 / as a thank offering for peace and as a memorial to the / supreme sacrifice made by ROBERT MACKINNON / WATSON, Flying Officer, ROYAL AIR (V.R.) / on Sept. 6th 1942.. The Altar Book Rest was presented / the Vicar and Mrs. Bidgood in memory of their elder / son ERIC GEORGE, Flying Officer, ROYAL AIR FORCE / who made the supreme sacrifice on the Nov. 16th 1940 GEORGE J.B.BIDGOOD, M. A. HON. C.F. Vicar SAMUEL GOTT ROBERT THOMPSON EDMUND S SLATER Churchwardens. Designer and Craftsman

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