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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Barrow In Furness
Town
Askam In Furness
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4090
Current location

Public Park
Duke Street/Park Avenue junction
Askam In Furness
Barrow In Furness
Cumbria
LA16 7AF
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 21482 77518
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two stepped base surmounted by 3 stepped plinth and tapered cenotaph. Inscriptin carved on the plinth . Entwined wreath and Cross in relief on front face near top. There are also wrought iron entrance gates to the park and two modern wrought iron seats, one on each side, in front of the cenotaph
Inscription
1914-1918/ERECTED IN HONOUR OF THOSE MEN OF/IRELETH AND ASKAM WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH AND I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE (Names) 1939 1945/ (Names) left Hand Entrance gate: ASKHAM/MEMORIAL Right Hand Entrance gate: IRELETH/GARDEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Askew, Richard
Atkinson, J
Barker, J
Benn, A
Blackley, Hughie Alexander
Boulton, Cedric
Bowker, F
Brocklebank, Jt
Burns, E
Burns, J
See details for all 62 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 3130mm, height 100mm, width 3130mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 2760mm, height 300mm, width 2760mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 2140mm, height 1050mm, width 2140mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 1760mm, height 310mm, width 1760mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 1420mm, height 1200mm, width 1420mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Gates
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 1400mm, width 3040mm
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Seat
    Measurements: depth 600mm, height 940mm, width 1580mm
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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