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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Allerdale
Town
Dearham
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS WALKER BROTHERS (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28th April 1920
    Attended by: Rev FW Carpenter, Vicar
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4030
Current location

St Mungo's Church
Dearham
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA15 7HX
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 07251 36391
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three stepped base surmounted by tapered plinth, shaft and Celtic cross, all of red Balmoral granite. Inscription on the front face in black lettering.
Inscription
6 o' clock face: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN LASTING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF DEARHAM/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THIS TABLET IS DEDICATED BY THE INHABITANTS OF DEARHAM/ ALSO THOSE WHO DIED IN WAR 1939-1945/ (Names) 9 o’clock face: KILLED IN ACTION/ (Names) 3 o’clock face: (Names)/ DIED OF WOUNDS/ (Name)/ MISSING/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archer, Walter
Bailey, John
Bell, Alexander
Brannan, James
Brown, John
Brown, John Osborne
Gate, John Henry
Hodgson, Edward
Jenkinson, Thomas H
Kennedy, Joshua
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames, manner of death
    Order of information: manner of death THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 110mm, height 1210mm, width 575mm
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 915mm, height 300mm, width 1055mm
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 770mm, height 225mm, width 910mm
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 560mm, height 140mm, width 730mm
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 465-340mm, height 450mm, width 615-475mm
    Materials: Granite - Red
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £120

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 1/5/1920 page 2

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