War memorials, North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire War Memorials, -
South Bank
(Middlesbrough)
War memorials, North Yorkshire

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The South Bank War Memorial.
The South Bank War Memorial.
(Photo : Stan Grosvenor,<csstan@mametz.fsnet.co.uk>)

The main War Memorial for South Bank is to left of Normanby Road, facing North, and about 250 metres short of the A66 (ASDA roundabout). The memorial is in the form of a column, surmounted by the sculpture of a robed female figure (Victory) blowing a trumpet. At the base of the column are three bronze tablets witht he names of 381 men killed in the First World War. The Memorial is inscribed;-

TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE FROM SOUTHBANK/ WHO DIED FOR EMPIRE/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR./ 1914-1919./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS."

Stan Grosvenor (<csstan@mametz.fsnet.co.uk>) has kindly photographed the memorial and the three bronze tablets from which the names of the dead have been transcribed.

To find a name recorded on the South Bank War Memorial for the First World War, please select from the initial letter for the surname (below) to be taken to a page for entries against that surname letter. The names of soldiers of the Yorkshire Regiment will be in bold type.
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To find details of a soldier from the Yorkshire Regiment recorded on the South Bank War Memorial, please select from the initial letter for the surname (below) to be taken to a page for entries against that surname letter.
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The three plaques of the South Bank War Memorial are shown below as thumbnail images. To view a larger version of the image (approx 800 x 1000 pixels) simply click on the thumbnail in order to open a new window.

South Bank memorial Plaque - 1
South Bank Memorial Plaque - 2
South Bank Memorial Plaque - 3
South Bank Memorial Plaque - 1
South Bank Memorial Plaque - 2
South Bank Memorial Plaque - 3

The base of the South Bank War Memorial
The sculpture on top of the South Bank War Memorial
The base of the South Bank War Memorial
(Photo : Stan Grosvenor,<csstan@mametz.fsnet.co.uk>)
The sculpture on top of the South Bank War Memorial
(Photo : Stan Grosvenor,<csstan@mametz.fsnet.co.uk>)

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