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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Lakeland
Town
Wreay
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 Nov 1919
    Attended by: Mr A Gibson of Woodside
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4238
Current location

St Mary's Church
Wreay
South Lakeland
Cumbria
CA4 0RL
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 43529 48929
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque on wooden backboard
Inscription
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF/THE MEN/CONNECTED WITH THIS PARISH/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/[names]/THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bousfield, Henry
Brisco, Richard
Bulman, Joseph
Frater, Thomas Scott
Henderson, Thomas
Holliday, Thomas Henry
Hope, John Edward
Johnston, Robert
Keddie, Robert
Mason, Edward
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: rank
  • First and Second Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-1842 and 1878-1880)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 1270mm, width 750mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 1390mm, width 840mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carlisle Journal 14/11/1919 page 8b

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