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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Eden
Town
Hunsonby
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2986

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Current location

Junction of minor roads to Hunsonby and Winskill
east of the two villages
Hunsonby
Eden
Cumbria
CA10 1PJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 58414 34978
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Red sandstone obelisk
Inscription
ERECTED / TO THE MEMORY OF / JOHN WILLIAM/WATSON / WHO GAVE HIS LIFE / FOR/KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/THAN THIS /
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Watson, John William
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, middle name, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 460mm, height 2460mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 760mm, height 180mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 620mm, height 180mm, width 620mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Eden District Council

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