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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Keswick
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr WH Mawson-an old boy (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 June 1922
    Attended by: General W Spedding
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18 June 1922
    Attended by: Revd CH Lewin
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3043
Current location

Keswick Museum and Art Gallery
Station Road
Keswick
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA12 4NB
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 26917 23694
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Brigham School
    Keswick
    Allerdale
    Cumbria
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 260 230
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular oxidised copper plaque set in an oak frame with a foliate top. Dates of WW1 at top coners and names in four columns.
Inscription
1914 1918/ IN MEMORY OF/ BRIGHAM OLD BOYS WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY/ OLD BOYS AND GIRLS OF BRIGHAM SCHOOL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Allan
Atkinson, Thomas
Bateson, Geoffrey
Bertram, Robert
Blamire, George
Blamire, Joseph
Boadle, John
Boustead, Lawrence
Boustead, Taylor F
Boustead, Wallace W
See details for all 74 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper, Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £95

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Money raised by subscription among the school old boys. This raised £128/11/3.
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 21/6/1922 page 4c
  • West Cumberland Times 25/9/1926 page 4f for balance distribution

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