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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Allerdale
Town
Applethwaite/Millbeck near Keswick
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr W Bromley, High Hill (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: March 1921
    Attended by: Rev Austin Slack, Applethwaite
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3983
Current location

On raised verge directly west of Underskiddaw Chapel. On minor road between Ormathwaite
Applethwaite and Millbeck
Underskiddaw Church Room
Terrace Walk
Applethwaite/Millbeck near Keswick
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA12 4PS
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 26019 25833
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Slate Celtic cross with a stone tablet commemorating the Second World War positioned on the base at the foot of the cross.
Inscription
THE GREAT / EUROPEAN WAR / 1914-1918/ ERECTED IN MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF UNDERSKIDDAW / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR / COUNTRY AND FOR FREEDOM / (names) / ALSO IN HONOUR OF ALL WHO SERVED / FROM THIS PARISH IN THE WAR / (names) / “One who never turned his back, but / marched breast forward / never doubted clouds would breeze / never dream though right were worsted / wrong would triumph / held we fall to rise, are baffled to / fight better, sleep to wake." / BROWNRIGG 1939-1945 / (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnison, J
Blackburn, D
Blackburn, R
Brandon, Cj
Brandon, G
Brandon, W
Browbrigg, J
Falcon, G
Green, T
Hodgson, J
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 19
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 510 mm, height 200 mm, width 930 mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 160 mm, height 2290 mm, width 480 mm
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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