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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Carlisle
Town
Rockcliffe
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 July 1920
    Attended by: Major Sandeman DSO, MC, Border Regiment
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 Jul 1920
    Attended by: Revd RC Powles-Vicar
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2228

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Current location

St Mary's Church
Village Centre
Rockcliffe
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA6 4AA
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 35883 61640
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Carved cross with a bronze plaque below depicting a soldier in uniform marching down a country lane (a scene of the Solway estuary where Rockcliffe is situated)
Inscription
6 o'clock face: (Names)/ REMEMBER THESE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-45 12 o'clock face: ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF/ ROCLIFFE AND CARGO
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, William
Beaty, Thomas
Boyd, William
Ferguson, Robert
Graham, William
Gubbins, Richard Rolls
Hetherington, George William
Hind, Joseph
Hind, Robert
Ingle, Thomas Dennis
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, date of death, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Date of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, date of death, regiment
    Order of information: Date of death (from latest)
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 170mm, height 2170mm, width 920mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Relief
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 430mm, height 220mm, width 1600mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 330mm, height 190mm, width 1340mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 275mm, height 150mm, width 1145mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Erected by the inhabitants of Rockcliffe At the time of WW1 the name of the village seems to have been spelt as Rocliffe.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carlisle Journal 16/7/1920 page 4b

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