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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Allerdale
Town
Camerton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs. Beattie & co. ( of Carlisle) (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 16 Sep 1951
    Attended by: Rev Canon Phythian-Adams DSO MC DD, of Carlisle, (Royal Chaplain)
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th September 1921
    Attended by: Joseph Stanger, Chairman of Seaton RBL
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18th September 1921
    Attended by: Rev. EC Bennett
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 Sep 1951
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel Adam Brown OBE
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3980
Current location

St Peter's Church
Camerton
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA14 1LS
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 03318 30587
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Memorial: Two stepped base and plinth with the with the WW1 names plaque on the 6 o'clock face & the WW2 names plaque on the 3 o'clock face, surmounted by celtic cross on tall octagonal shaft. Around the base of the shaft eight theatres of battle are carved in relief including Egypt, Gallipoli and Italy. Sword and chain in relief on plinth below WW1 names. Gate- Cast Iron Gate with Brass Plaque at Churchyard entrance
Inscription
Memorial (Front): ERECTED IN MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING MEN FROM/ THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH/ 1914-1918 Memorial (side) : ALSO IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE Gate-THIS GATE IS DEDICATED/TO THE MEMORY OF/JAMES LOWDEN KENDALL/OF CAMERTON WHO LOST HIS/LIFE ON BOARD HMS THRACIAN/DURING THE WAR 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, G
Akitt, H S
Allan, J
Bacon, H
Banton, John F
Claque, W W
Connolly, John
Copsey, Tom
Craig, Robinson O
Dixon, J C
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 460mm, height c2200mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Granite
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 610mm, width 380mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 610mm, width 380mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1360mm, height 50mm, width 1360mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 920mm, height 290mm, width 920mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 740mm, height 1360mm, width 740mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £303 5s

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Seaton Royal British Legion
Reference
  • Workington Star 23/9/1921 page 2e-f
  • Beatties & Co records
  • West Cumberland Times 22/9/1951 page 10e

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