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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Moor Row
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS ABBOTT AND CO LTD OF LANCASTER (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 April 1920
    Attended by: Frederick J Ramsden, Chairman of Furness Railway
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2221
Current location

Moor Row Working Mens Institute
Scalegill Road
Moor Row
Copeland
Cumbria
CA24 3JW
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 00188 14326
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Parish Hall
    Moor Row
    Copeland
    Cumbria
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 005 145
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Moor Row Railway Station
    Moor Row
    Copeland
    Cumbria
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Brass plaque, mounted in solid oak case, with roller shutter.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS / OF THE L. & N.W. AND FURNESS JOINT RAILWAY, / WHO DIED WHILE IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR KING / AND COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919. / (Names)/ THE UNDERMENTIONED ALSO SERVED IN THE ARMY/ (Names)/WAR DECLARED AUGUST 4TH 1914/ ARMISTICE NOVEMBER 11TH 1918/ PEACE TREATY SIGNED JUNE 28TH 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, R S
Bowes, R B
Brookes, L H
Elliot, A S
Glover, T
Grant, P L
Hawkrigg, J S
Kirkbridge, A D
Kitchin, G
Lancaster, T
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 16
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, year died, regiment, additional
    Order of information: Year died
Components
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Railwaymen of Cumbria Remembered: A Roll of Honour in remembrance of those who gave their lives in the service of their Country during the Great War 1914-1918 by Peter Robinson p.23 Published:Cumbrian Railways Association 2008
  • The L&NWR Society Journal Vol. 2 Number 6 June 1998
  • West Cumberland Times 25/4/1920 page 5c & 28/4/1920 page 4b
  • Unidentified Newspaper/Magazine Nov. 2000 J Butler: 'Remembering Railwaymen'.

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