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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Gosforth
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 23 November 1923
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3959
Current location

St Mary's Church
Netherwasdale Road
Gosforth
Copeland
Cumbria
CA20 1AZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 07215 03582
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble tablet.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS / PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN / THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, John S
Ashburner, Wm
Birch, Leonard
Bunker, James R
Gaul, Ernest
Hail, Henry
Herbert, Robert
Hird, Joseph
Hodgson, Benn
Keene, Oswald Rees
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 680mm, width 1020mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 830mm, width 1220mm
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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