Unknown British Soldier

Location: St. Marys Church, Lowgate, Hull HU1 1EJ

Details on cross

Unknown British Soldier

Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved): Punched metal tapes

Cross dimensions (millimetres please) – Sorry, not measured

Other information

Mounting to wall: Not obvious how it is attached to wall.

Detailing: absolutely plain – 2 unshaped planks.

Evidence of use in field (earth marking, cracking, staining, shrinkage): None

Surface insertion depth (into ground if apparent):

Finish (varnish, paint, oiled, unfinished etc): unfinished

Condition (cracked, paint peeling, woodwork, damage etc): not showing any deterioiration

Notes and observations: (optional)

There is a plaque mounted on the wall below the cross. After a Boy Scout Badge – “St. Mary, Lowagte. Unknown Warrior Rover Crew. In Memory of T Brogden, E. Creaser, H Kay, R. E. Witty. Killed in Action 1939-45.

I was only able to read the text on the cross from a pencil rubbing displayed nearby (visible in attached picture).

Survey and photographs courtesy of John Scurr

Date of Survey: 13/04/2017