Memorials and Honour Rolls

There are still a large number of surviving memorials and rolls of honour around the city, if you know where to look. You can scroll through some of them, and one or two lost ones, here. If you know of a memorial anywhere in Hull which is not listed, please let us know; be it made of paper, stone or bronze - or anything else for that matter!


Kingston upon Hull Memorial
  A picture of the memorial.
  
Oppy. France
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This is a carved stone memorial bearning an isnscription which reads; 
space HE DIED TO MAKE
+ MEN HOLY+
THESE DIED TO
MAKE MEN FREE

+ TO THE GLORY OF GOD +
AND IN MEMORTY OF ALL MEN
OF KINGSTON UPON HULL & LOCAL
UNITS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
+ IN THE GREAT WAR +
+ + 1914-1918 + +

THIS GROUND HAS BEEN GENEROUSLY GIVEN BY
VICOMTE AND VICOMPTESSE DU BOUEXIC DE LA
DRIENNAYS IN REMEMBRANCE OF THEIR SON
VICOMPTE PIERRE DU BOUEXIC DE LA DRIENNAYS
NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER IN THE 504TH REGI
MENT OF TANKS KILLED IN THE ATTACK ON
GOYENCOURT + SOMME + 18TH AUGUST 1918 +
+ AGED 22 YEARS + PRAY FOR HIM  
The inscriptions are also repeated in the French language. space
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Source: A. D. Brigham  Back>