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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barrow In Furness
Town
Barrow-in-Furness
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th March 1921
    Attended by:
  • Rededicated
    Date: 2nd June 1930
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4099
Current location

Barrow-in-Furness Town Hall
Duke Street
Barrow-in-Furness
Barrow In Furness
Cumbria
LA14 2LD
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 19838 69102
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • School later called the Alfred Barrow School
    Barrow in Furness Boys Grammar School
    Duke Street
    Barrow In Furness
    Barrow In Furness
    Cumbria
    LA14 1LF
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 19987 68962
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
WW1 memorial is Wood with gold lettering in a wooden frame, with carving around the edge and the school crest and motto, Semper Sursum, above. WW2 memorial is brass in a wooden frame, with names in white and with the school crest and motto, Semper Sursum, above.
Inscription
1914 - 1919 / (Names in 2 columns) / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN / THIS, THAT A MAN MAY LAY DOWN HIS LIFE / FOR HIS FRIENDS 1939 - 1945 / (Names in 2 columns)/ IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, E
Ashurst, S
Balfour, R W
Barrow, Js
Baythorp, Aj
Bell, A T F
Bell, D
Benson, Kw
Benson, Lt
Berry, D
See details for all 186 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 77
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 77
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 109
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 109
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 140mm, height 2750mm, width 1350mm
    Materials: Wood
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 35mm, height 1910mm, width 970mm
    Materials: Bronze, Wood
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 1910mm, width 940mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 150mm, height 2750mm, width 1300mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • LNS INDEX 12
  • Barrow Record Office Documents BDH 11/7/5/1 and BDS 11/7/13

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