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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Carlisle
Town
Brampton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16525
Current location

St Ninian's Church
Old Church Lane
Brampton
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA8 2AA
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 50999 61582
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Addition to family gravestone which is a latin cross surmounting a tapered plinth
Inscription
... WILLIAM BLAIN SA CONSTABULARY BORN APRIL 12/1870 WOUNDED IN ACTION AT ENGLEFACHT DRIFT/DIED JUNE 3 1901... JOHN BLAIN ROYAL CANADIAN HIGHLANDERS (BLACK WATCH)/BORN JUNE 23 1874 GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRYON PASSCHDAELE RIDGE NOVEMBER 4 1917
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blain, John
Blain, William
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, relationships, regiment, place of death, manner of death, date of death, date of birth
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, relationships, service, date of birth, date of death, manner of death, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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