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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
South Lakeland
Town
Kirkby In Furness
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4134

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Current location

outside Burlington Slate Company Offices
at the end of the public access road
Kirkby In Furness
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA13 0PZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 25068 84401
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Short obelisk on plinth with WW1 Plaque inset and WW2 plaque mounted on front face
Inscription
REMEMBER/[names]/WHO/LEFT THEIR OCCUPATIONS AT/THESE QUARRIES TO/LAY DOWN THEIR LIVES/FOR THEIR KING/FOR THEIR COUNTRY/AND/FOR HUMANITY/1914-1918/ REMEMBER/[names]/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, Addison
Chambers, Clarence
Greenhow, Edward
Grigg, Mark
Heaton, Thomas
Hudson, Isaac L
Hudson, Thomas H
Shaw, Lewthwaite
Shepherd, John Tyson
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 1020mm, height 2450mm, width 1280mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 1600mm, height 230mm, width 1910mm
    Materials: Slate
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth inlaid, height 970mm, width 570mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 440mm, width 660mm
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Burlington Aggregates Ltd

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