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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Gilcrux
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th September 1920
    Attended by: Major Dykes DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19th September 1920
    Attended by: Rev GS Richardson, Vicar of Allonby, formerly Chaplain of YMCA in France
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4036
Current location

St Mary's Church
Gilcrux
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA7 2QD
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 11743 38179
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two brass plaques on combined oak backboard. The inscriptions are in Roman letterimg
Inscription
Plaque one: IN MEMORY OF FOUR BRAVE MEN/OF THIS PARISH WHO DIED FOR KING/AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/ [names]/RIP Plaque two: ALSO OF/[name]/WHO GAVE HIS LIFE IN THE/SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Clark, James
Clark, John
Smithson, Thoms Elliott
Watson, John
Welsh, Nicolas
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename,surname
    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: forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 70mm, height 720MM, width 555mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 5MM, height 305MM, width 405MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 230mm, width 405mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • West Cumberland News 22/9/1920 page 1f

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