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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Eden
Town
Langwathby
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Maker
MR ALEC PARKIN (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th May 1920
    Attended by: Colonel Fetherstonhaugh; The Vicar, Mr Charlesworth.
  • Unveiled
    Date: September 1946
    Attended by: Rev John L Rowlands
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8th May 1920
    Attended by: Rev Bernard Hale
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2998
Current location

Village Green
Langwathby
Eden
Cumbria
CA10 1LU
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 56894 33593
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three stepped base surmounted by stepped plinth, cornice and obelisk. Inscription on the sides of the plinth and on an additional tablet placed against the steps on one side of the memorial. Wreath carved in relief on the cornice.
Inscription
Front face: IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ THEY NEVER FALL WHO DIE IN A GREAT CAUSE - BYRON/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS Side Face: THEY NEVER FALL WHO DIE IN A GREAT CAUSE - BYRON/ (Names) Tablet: ALSO OF THE MEN WHO FELL/ IN THE WAR 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Hubert
Allan, William G
Baty, James
Bewlwy, Frederick
Coodwin, Caw
Cooper, Alfred P
Dickinson, William D
Goodwin, Hcm
Hall, Dixon
Haxton, William
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, date of death, regiment, forename, age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, date of death, regiment, forename, age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, date of death, regiment, forename, age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 410mm, height c2300mm, width 410mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 2000mm, height 50mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 1560mm, height 160mm, width 1560mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 1170mm, height 160mm, width 1170mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 820mm, height 500mm, width 820mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 660-580mm, height 1130mm, width 660-580mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 310mm, width 810mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Cumberland & Westmorland Herald 15 MAY 1920 & ? SEP 1946

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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