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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Allerdale
Town
Bowness-on-Solway
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS BEATTIE & CO (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 Dec 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 Dec 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4012
Current location

St Michael's Church
Bowness-on-Solway
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA7 5AF
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 22364 62650
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Square base surmounted by square plinth and latin cross. Inscription in white lettering on the sides of the plinth.
Inscription
Front: IN/ MEMORY/ AND HONOUR OF/ THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918. Back: AND JOSEPH MILLAR WHO FELL IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR 1939 - 1945 Left: (Names) Right: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, Reginald J
Bainbridge, Richard
Bell, Joseph
Bell, William
Brown, Thomas C
Copeland, Herbert
Crossley, Stanley
Dalton, Thomas
Davidson, Thomas
Finch, William
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 215mm, height 800MM, width 215MM
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 510mm, height 300mm, width 510mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 380mm, height 1130mm, width 380mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Bowness on Solway War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Cumberland News 11/12/1920 page 9

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