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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Wythop
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J WIPPELL AND CO LTD (Founder / Foundry)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 3 Oct 1919
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4077
Current location

St Margaret's Church
Wythop
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA13 9YW
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 18972 30093
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular plaque mounted in a wooden frame. Lettering incised and incised pattee cross top centre. Single line border around inscription.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF WYTHOP/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18/ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"/ ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF WYTHOP
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, George
Crooke, William
Wilson, Rothery
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 355mm, width 510mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 600mm, width 450mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • 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

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