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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
South Lakeland
Town
Ulverston
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS AUSTIN & PALEY, MESSRS J HATCH AND SONS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 Jul 1923
    Attended by: Bishop Taylor Smith, Chaplain General to the Forces
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4159
Current location

St Mary's Church
Church Walk
Ulverston
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA12 7EN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 28892 78687
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MEMORIAL CHAPEL BEHIND THE ALTAR. FWW NAMES ON 11 WOODEN PLAQUES DOWN LEFT (NORTH) SIDE OF AISLE-the 12th panel is a dedicatory panel. SWW NAMES ON PLAQUE TO RIGHT OF ALTAR CARVING ON PLAQUE ABOVE CENTRE OF FWW NAMES; TWO KNEELING ANGELS HOLDING A WREATH IN FRONT OF A CROSS. ALSO TWO REGIMENTAL FLAGS MOUNTED ABOVE WALL ABOVE ALTAR
Inscription
On the top of the names panels on the north side of the chapel: REMEMBER ALL THOSE, THE BRAVE AND THE TRUE, WHO HAVE DIED THE DEATH OF HONOUR IN THE HOPE OF RESURRECTION TO ETERNAL LIFE Panel 8 of the 12 names panels: IN/MEMORIAM/1914-1918 Board to South side of Altar:TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN GRATEFUL OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENCE/ OF THEIR COUNTRY/A.D: MCMXIV - XVIII Board to North side of Altar: [names in 2 columns]/A.D: MCMXXXIX - XLV
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Akister, John
Armer, Richard M
Askew, Albert
Athersmith, Nelson
Atkinson, Harry
Atkinson, Herbert F
Atkinson, Isaac
Atkinson, John
Atkinson, Thomas
Balderstone, Joseph
See details for all 191 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 59
    Served and returned: 49
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname & Christian Names- NOTE THE OVERALL TOTAL (inc the ROH) is 61, of whom 12 died
    Order of information: Surname Alphabetical order
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 191
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 191
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and Christian Names
    Order of information: Surname Alphabetical Order
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 35mm, height 1700mm, width 820mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 75mm, height 1000mm, width 6500mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth inset, height 840mm, width 430mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 35mm, height 1700mm, width 820mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 310mm, width 440mm
    Materials: Card, Wood, Glass, Velvet Cushion
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £1542

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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