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Re: York Boer War memorial 6 years 10 months ago #3850

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Another postcard found, this must have been an important memorial at the time.




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Re: York Boer War memorial 6 years 10 months ago #3857

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Hello Paul

The end of ABW and the creation of the many memorials coincided with the postcard boom which was always interested in topical subjects - like new war memorials.

My friend in York has been unwell and not able to check if the wooden model of the Yorkshire Memorial is still in Treasurer's House.

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Re: York Boer War memorial 6 years 10 months ago #3859

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Hello Meurig

Yes thats a good point you make.
Thanks for remembering about the wooden model and I wish your friend a speedy recovery.

Paul

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The end of ABW and the creation of the many memorials coincided with the postcard boom which was always interested in topical subjects - like new war memorials.

My friend in York has been unwell and not able to check if the wooden model of the Yorkshire Memorial is still in Treasurer's House.

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Re: York Boer War memorial 6 years 9 months ago #4098

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Another postcard of the York memorial,this ne mainly features the Minster the memorial is in the right hand corner.
Postdated July 1910




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Re: York 1 week 13 hours ago #63269

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Can any one tell me if there is a list of names commemorated on this memorial
I ask because I would like to know if SGT. Frederick Dote Robson 1481 2nd Shropshire L.I., is commemorated
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Re: York 1 week 5 hours ago #63275

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2li0 wrote: Can any one tell me if there is a list of names commemorated on this memorial
I ask because I would like to know if SGT. Frederick Dote Robson 1481 2nd Shropshire L.I., is commemorated
thanks Philip


Yes, I recently introduced to The Register a Research Centre , one of the free queries is to list names by memorial.

Click here for the Yorkshire County memorial .

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