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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
South Lakeland
Town
Grasmere
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4189
Current location

St Oswald's Church
Church Stile
Grasmere
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA22 9SN
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 33718 07379
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Battlefield cross.
Inscription
PTE. W. W. PEASCOD 25621 / BORDER REGT 8 BN / KIA 5 NOV 1917
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Peascod, W W
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,initials of forenames, rank,date of death,regiment,manner of death,service number
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
Throughout 2017 there is major restoration work happening in the church tower, so the memorial is inaccessible. It will be 2018 before it can be determined if the memorial has survived this work. Visited in July 2021 and the cross is still in place at the base of the tower.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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