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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Allerdale
Town
Flimby
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 May 1950
    Attended by: Councillor Herbert J Jackson of Maryport
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4035
Current location

adjacent to St Nicholas' Church
at the cemetery entrance gates
Municipal Cemetery
Church Road
Flimby
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA15 8TJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 02319 33268
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Blue granite column, in 2 stages, on a base, and in an area enclosed by 9 blind low posts, with a single run of iron railings between the posts.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ ERECTED TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE ABOVE MEN WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WARS/ THEY NOBLY HEARD THE CALL/ FOR GOD AND KING AND HOME/ THEY GAVE THEIR ALL 3 o'clock face: 1914-1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackerley, B
Atkinson, A
Atkinson, E
Banton, T
Beadle, C
Blades, W
Branton, H J
Burns, J
Campbell, C W
Carruthers, J
See details for all 67 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 58
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 58
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by 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: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 540mm, height 190mm, width 1410mm
    Materials: Granite - Polished
  • Column
    Measurements: depth 240mm, height 2130mm, width 540mm
    Materials: Granite - Polished
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 280mm, height 390mm, width 710mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: depth 180mm, height 550mm, width 180mm
    Materials: Granite - Polished
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: width 7900mm
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 17/5/1950 page 1b-c

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