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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Allerdale
Town
Bromfield
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17 May 1920
    Attended by: COLONEL SIR GEORGE DIXON Baronet
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17 May 1920
    Attended by: Archdeacon Campbell
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4019
Current location

St Mungo's Church
Bromfield
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA7 3NB
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 17583 47036
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic style cross on base, all of creetown granite.
Inscription
TO THE/GLORY OF/GOD AND/IN MEMORY/OF THE MEN/OF THIS PARISH/WHO DIED FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/[names]/1939-1945/[name]
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Armstrong, John
Bashforth, Frank
Bateman, George
Brough, Mason
Brown, George
Brown, Joseph
Coulthard, Joseph
Graham, John
Hall, Thomas
Henderson, John
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 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 230mm, height 2470mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 680mm, height 400mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Granite - Creetown
Listing information
  • Bromfield 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
History
9 September 2017-The WW2 name is very hard to read, significant deterioration since my last visit in 2012
Costs

Memorial: £120

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Wigton Advertiser 23 May 1920, page 3

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