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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Allerdale
Town
Great Broughton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5th June 1921
    Attended by: Major H Ballantyne Dykes DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5th June 1921
    Attended by: Revd A Leech
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4037
Current location

Memorial is outside the church
Christ Church
Kirklea Street
Great Broughton
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA13 0NA
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 07532 31674
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rough Hewn stone of remembrance, with the top worked into a point, but otherwise unworked apart from the front face, which has the WW1 inscription. There is the relief of a wreath inset into the stone above the names. The stone is sat on a plinth (which has the WW2 names on the front face) and a base.
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918./ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS" (NAME)/ ALSO THOSE WHO FELL IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Jack
Bedlington, Thomas William
Cavanagh, Joseph William
Dalton, Roland
Gunson, John Ritson
Harrison, James
Irving, John
Lister, John Phillp
Moses, Elizabeth
Moses, Thomas Henry
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 620mm, height 230mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 500mm, height 370mm, width 810mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 260mm, height 1290mm, width 570mm
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
  • Great Broughton 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
  • West Cumberland Times 11/6/1921 page 2c

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