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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Lakeland
Town
Holme
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR THOMAS BOLTON
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: Nov 1923
    Attended by: REV JARDINE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4165
Current location

Memorial Garden
Duke St/Milnthorpe Road junction
Holme
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA6 1PS
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 52336 78860
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO STEPPED SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERED PLINTH, SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE PLINTH AND TOP STEP.
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ IN/ LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN/ THIS, THAT A MAN MAY LAY DOWN HIS/ LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/[names]/1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barton, Joseph Thomas
Bush, Robert
Clarke, George
Conroy, Robert
Crawley, William
Gallery, William
Herd, James Edward
Jackson, Albert James
Jackson, George
Jackson, James
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename,surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1100MM, height 3750MM, width 1250MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £292 - 18 - 0

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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