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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Eden
Town
Alston
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
4226
Current location
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Previous locations
  • St Paul's Methodist Church
    Townhead
    Alston
    Eden
    Cumbria
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 719 465
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
FRAMED Parchment ROLL OF HONOUR WITH hand painted INSCRIPTION. FIGURE OF AN ANGEL HOLDING A LAUREL WREATH IS DEPICTED ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE NAME LISTS AND FIGURE OF A MOURNING WOMAN HOLDING A LAUREL BRANCH IS DEPICTED ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE NAME LIST. LAUREL WREATH ALSO DEPICTED AT THE BASE OF THE NAME LIST. The whole has been hand painted in colour, with the names handwritten in gold. The names of the fallen have an asterisk beside them.
Inscription
ALSTON WESLEYAN METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Armstrong, David
Armstrong, J Ralph
Barwick, Harold
Bell, Bertie
Bell, Fred N
Bell, Geo Vernon
Bell, Geo Walton
Bell, John R
Bell, John Wm
Bell, Robert
See details for all 98 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 98
    Served and returned: 87
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Parchment
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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