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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Keswick
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Keswick School of Industrial Arts (Makers)
Mr Atholl Weeks (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 Sep 1951
    Attended by: Ven SC Bulley, Archdeacon of Westmorland
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16 Sep 1951
    Attended by: Ven SC Bulley, Archdeacon of Westmorland
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3988
Current location

Crosthwaite (St Kentigern's Church)
Church Lane
Keswick
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA12 5QG
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 25746 24300
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular board with a moulded frame and the lettering in black.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF CROSTHWAITE WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 -1945/ (Names)/HE IS NOT THE GOD OF THE DEAD BUT THE GOD OF THE LIVING MARK 12.27
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitchison, James Eric
Birkett, Sydney Edmund
Brandon, Charles James
Brown, G Eric T
Dent, Leslie
Evans, Edwin
Ewart, William John
Green, Isaac William
Haselfoot, Wilfrid H
Herd, Ronnie
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 915mm, width 915mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • File DB/111/36 and Document DB 111/84 at Carlisle Record Office for the maker
  • Keswick Reminder 21/9/1951 page 1d
  • West Cumberland Times 19/9/1951 page 1h

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