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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Eaglesfield
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS WALKER BROTHERS (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 Apr 1921
    Attended by: MRS R MITCHELL
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4061
Current location

School entrance hall
Paddle Primary School
A5086/Eaglesfield Junction
Eaglesfield
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA13 0RX
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 10891 27887
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Marble Plaque with crossed British, French and Belgian flags above the inscription, on a slate backboard.
Inscription
The Great War 1914-1918/Roll of honour/EAGLESFIELD, BLINDBOTHEL & MOSSER PARISH MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/[names in 2 columns]/ MEN WHO SERVED & RETURNED/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bartle, W
Clague, G
Clague, J
Clague, W
Clark, J
Corlett, R
Davidson, J
Dockeray, G
Ferguson, H
Glasson, I
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 36
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1400MM, width 1000MM
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 30 Apr 1921 page 3b
  • Booklet-'They Lie in a Foreign Field' by Walter Head & Sheila Gordon, published 2018 by Lorton & Derwent Fells Local History Society gives full biographies for the fallen of Buttermere, Embleton, Lorton, Loweswater, Mosser and Wythop
  • Lorton & Derwent Fells Local History Society, journal 57, February 2016, pages 2 to 9 for more details on the casualties

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