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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Maryport
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J WIPPELL AND CO LTD (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 November 1920
    Attended by: MR THOMAS HARTLEY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4053
Current location

Memorial Gardens
Netherhall Corner
Maryport
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA15 6LH
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 03832 36545
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Main entrance.
    Maryport Railway Station
    Maryport
    Allerdale
    Cumbria
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
BRONZE PLAQUE ON A SANDSTONE PLINTH. INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF. DEVICE OF A SHEATHED SWORD AND RIFLE CROSSED THROUGH A WREATH AND IN FRONT OF TWO CROSSED FLAG STANDARDS AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE
Inscription
PRO PATRIA/ IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING EMPLOYEES OF/ THE MARYPORT AND CARLISLE RAILWAY COMPANY/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918./ (Names)/ "THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT AND THEIR NAME LIVETH TO ALL GENERATIONS."/ ECCLESIASTICUS XLIV, VERSES 13 & 14
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baxter, J
Bowte, Robert
Cooper, W
Crellin, W H
Douglas, J T
Howe, R
Huddart, N
Lawson, J P
Maxwell, T
Mitchell, J A
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,initial of forenames, occupation, town, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 840mm, width 1200mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference
  • Railwaymen of Cumbria Remembered: A Roll of Honour in remembrance of those who gave their lives in the service of their Country during the Great War 1914-1918 by Peter Robinson pp.24-25, 36-37 Published:Cumbrian Railways Association 2008 Transcribes 'West Cumberland Times & Star 4 Dec.1920
  • Transport Digest, Autumn/Winter 1998
  • West Cumberland Times 25/12/1915 page 2e for reference of the Roll of Honour-has name, regiment, rank and civilian job
  • Railway Gazette 3 Dec. 1920

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