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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Lakeland
Town
Ulverston
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
WILLIAM GERSHOM COLLINGWOOD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 May 1921
    Attended by: Privates Richard Cross and Albert Jones, both of whom lost their right legs in the war
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 May 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4158
Current location

Market Square
Market Street
Ulverston
South Lakeland
Cumbria
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 28573 78348
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square plan on a two stepped base with thin diagonal buttresses. Above inscribed bronze plaques on each face are crockketed gables with blind tracery decoration. The cross head is carried on a column of clustered shafts with a foliated capital.
Inscription
In Memory/of those from/ULVERSTON/ WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WAR/ MCMXIV - MCMXVIII/ (Names) MCMXIV - MCMXVIII/ (Names) MCMXIV - MCMXVIII/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Akister, John
Askew, Albert
Athersmith, Nelson
Atkinson, Herbert Fairer
Atkinson, Isaac
Atkinson, John
Atkinson, John
Atkinson, Thomas
Bainbridge, Frederick B
Balderstone, Joseph Jnr
See details for all 233 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 176
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 176
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 59
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 59
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 2600mm, height 2100mm, width 2600mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 1755mm, width 435mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1800mm, height 3350mm, width 1800mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2014: Cleaned and repaired at a cost of £12,784 of which £7.562 was a grant from English Heritage and the balance by public subscription.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-4158

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