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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Great Clifton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS HAMMER & CO LTD (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 July 1920
    Attended by: Arnold Kennedy, son of the first casualty of Clifton.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18865
Current location

Derwent Vale Primary School
Rosemary Gardens
Great Clifton
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA14 1TZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 04238 29890
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Chapel Brow School
    Chapel Brow
    Bridgefoot
    Little Clifton
    Allerdale
    Cumbria
    CA14 1XT
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 05233 29045
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
NOWY-HEADED Brass PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A NOWY-HEADED Oak BACKBOARD. SYMMETRICAL PATTERNED BORDER AROUND THE EDGE OF THE PLAQUE. WREATH AT THE TOP. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. There was also a printed and framed Roll of Honour of all 134 who served and returned (now lost)
Inscription
ROLL / OF / HONOUR / FOR GOD & COUNTRY / OLD BOYS OF THIS SCHOOL WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / (NAMES) / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, William
Benson, J
Campbell, A
Carruthers, H
Carruthers, J
Davidsons, G
Doran, S
Doran, W
Douglas, J
Douglass, A H
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper, Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 24th July 1920, page 2

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