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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
South Lakeland
Town
Windermere
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998), Korean War (1950-1953), Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR JAMES SWALLOW (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 Nov 1924
    Attended by: Mrs Atkinson-who lost 4 sons in the war
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9 Nov 1924
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4169
Current location

Memorial Gardens
Lake Road/Beresford Road
Windermere
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA23 2JG
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 40695 97369
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE STEPPED BASE. AT THE FAR SIDE IS A STONE WALL WITH PLINTH IN THE CENTRE SURMOUNTED BY RECTANGULAR COLUMN. WW1 INSCRIPTION ON THE WALL AND POSTS AT EACH END BEAR WW2 NAMES LAUREL WREATH AND SWORD OF SACRIFICE ON FRONT FACE OF COLUMN
Inscription
IN UNDYING REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/[names]/ 1939 - 1945/[names]/ KOREA 1951/[name]/ ON ACTIVE SERVICE 1985/[name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Airey, Albert
Airey, Richard
Aitkin, William
Atkinson, Frank
Atkinson, Herbert
Atkinson, John
Atkinson, John H
Atkinson, Joseph
Atkinson, Robert
Atkinson, Stephen H
See details for all 179 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 131
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 131
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Local
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Local
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: height 8000MM
    Materials: Stone - Local
Listing information
Condition
History
REBUILT BY HAYGARTH BROS OF KENDAL, 1988
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Westmorland Gazette 22/10/2015 page 24- new bench for Cockshott Point tragedy
  • Carlisle Journal 14/11/1924 page 8c

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