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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Eden
Town
Glenridding
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15th October 1921
    Attended by: Col. Weston, M.P.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15th October 1921
    Attended by: Rev W P Morris, T.D., C.F.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3012
Current location

West side of A592 near St Patrick's Well (north of Patterdale Church)
Glenridding
Eden
Cumbria
CA11 0PT
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 38859 16367
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Free Standing rough hewn stone block, with 2 plaques, one for each war. There are also two dedicated wood and metal seats in the memorial area.
Inscription
(UPPER PLAQUE): FOR KING AND COUNTRY/THIS STONE WAS ERECTED IN/MEMORY OF THEMEN OF THIS/PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT/WAR 1914-1918./(NAMES)/LEST WE FORGET (LOWER PLAQUE): WE REMEMBER ALSO/(NAMES)/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945 Eastern Seat-In memory of Oliver Readshaw/Durham Light Infantry/born in Glenridding in 1885,/died 23rd October 1915/Brother of George Readshaw Western Seat-Donated by the community/in memory of all the men/who gave their lives/in the First/and Second World Wars/We will remember them
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bennett, C R
Brown, F
Cooper, C R
Curry, Sw
Hadwin, T
Hayton, R W
Kirkland, P
Lake, E
Mallinson, F
Mason, C J
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth inset, height 760mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 500MM, height 2910MM, width 1300MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth inset, height 330mm, width 560mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Metal
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Matterdale Historical & Archaelogical Society Year Book Volume 6, 1999, pages 18-24 for full details of all the casualties (at Penrith Library)

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