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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Eden
Town
Penrith
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 May 1921
    Attended by: Mrs H.O.Brigg , wife of former Superintendent Minister
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3082
Current location

Methodist Church
Wordsworth Street/Drovers Lane junction
Penrith
Eden
Cumbria
CA117QV
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 51478 30565
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Two plaques, one for each war, each on a wooden backboard. WW1 is on the north wall, WW2 is on the south wall
Inscription
(WW1 plaque): THIS TABLET IS DEDICATED TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/IN THE WAR 1914-1918/(Names) (WW2 plaque): TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/(Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bewley, Herbert W
Brennard, M
Dixon, Lawrence
Hall, Ag
Handley, Fred
Laidlow, Ra
Lee, J Garnett
Lee, John M
North, G
Routledge, J
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 610mm, width 915mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 670mm, width 960mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Penrith Observer 17th May 1921 page 5

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