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War Memorial 1914-19

Stanley Nicholson Babb
1921

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Description

Stone cenotaph with an urn with eternal flame at the top and with reliefs at front and back. The architect was Ernest Theakstone, the sculptor Stanley Nicholson Babb. It was unveiled 10 July 1921 by Capt. S.H. Ratcliffe, Senior Naval Officer in Yorkshire District.

Bridlington - War Memorial 1914-19
"Victory crowning the fallen"
Bridlington - War Memorial 1914-19
"The men that kept the seaway"
Bridlington - War Memorial 1914-19

Names of the fallen of World War II were added later.

Inscription(s)

1914-1919
TO OVR MEN WHO
GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR FREEDOM
1939-1945
1914-1919
TO OVR MEN WHO
KEPT THE SEAWAY
1939-1945

War memorial - list of names

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Location (N 54°5'3" - W 0°11'33")

Item Code: gbyh220; Photograph: 1 August 2019
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