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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Restoration or extension
District
South Lakeland
Town
Kendal
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Regimental Memorials, 19th Century Wars (1800-1899), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Lieut John Watton (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 November 2012`
    Attended by: Revd Rob Saner-Haigh- Vicar
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
411
Current location

In Chapel at north eastern corner of church
Holy Trinity Church
Kirkland
Kendal
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA9 5AF
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 51667 92131
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CHAPEL RESTORATION WITH BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE (made of green leather with vellum pages). CHAPEL ALSO CONTAINS REGIMENTAL COLOURS AND A WINDOW WITH 55TH AND BORDER REGIMENT BADGES IN STAINED GLASS. THE COLOURS AND THE DRAGON FLAG CAPTURED IN CHINA IN 1841 ARE MOUNTED IN LARGE GLAZED PANELS HINGED TO OPEN LIKE A BOOK. The Book of Remembrance is kept in a locked glass case for preservation and is not normally available for inspection, but details are in a ring binder on top of the case. This was made in 2012 to replace an earlier 1969 book (which did not have names) which had decayed beyond repair.
Inscription
BOOK: THIS/CHAPEL OF OUR LADY/WAS RESTORED/IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/WHO DIED WHILE SERVING/WITH/THE BORDER REGIMENT/'KNOWN UNTO GOD'. PLAQUE: THE COLOURS WERE PLACED OVER THE DOOR OF THE NORTH AISLE OCTOBER 26TH 1888. AT THE SAME TIME WERE DEPOSITED THE COLOURS BORNE BY THE 55TH REGIMENT FROM 1850 TO 1888 AND TWO OLD COLOURS FROM THE 18TH CENTURY WHICH, HAVING BEEN MISSING, WERE FOUND OIN 1888 AND GIVEN TO THE OFFICERS BY LORD ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL TO BE PLACED WITH THE OTHER COLOURS OF THE REGIMENT. THE DRAGON FLAG CAPTURED AT TINGHAE, CHUSAN, CHINA IN 1841 WAS DEPOSITED HERE 18TH JULY 1874.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
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Ainsworth, John
Airey, George Benson
Airey, William Henry
Anderson, T
Armer, John William
Armstrong, Frederick Wilson
Armstrong, Stephen
See details for all 147 names
Commemorations
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 131
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 131
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames, date of death, rank, regiment, service number, additional biographical detail
    Order of information: surname THEN forename THEN service number
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames, date of death, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Leather, Vellum
  • Trophy / Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Fabric
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Details: The Book cost £2,000, and was donated by the Border Regiment (Kendal) Memorial Fund Committee.
Reference

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