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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Great Clifton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999), Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
MESSRS HAMMER & CO LTD (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th June 1923
    Attended by: Dorothy Richmond, daughter of the donors,
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28th June 1923
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4258
Current location

West wall of ‘schoolroom’ of the chapel
Methodist Church
Great Clifton
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA14 1TN
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 04008 29508
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Church Rooms
    Main Road east of the village centre
    Great Clifton
    Allerdale
    Cumbria
    CA14 1TX
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 04426 29297
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
LARGE WOODEN BOARD WITH RAISED PEDIMENTED TOP. CARVED INSCRIPTION AT THE TOP AND PAINTED NAME LISTS IN THE CENTRAL PART OF THE BOARD. ADDITIONAL BOARD FOR WW2 AND POST 1945 NAMES PLACED TO THE RIGHT OF THE WW1 BOARD. INSCRIPTION ON THIS IN GOLD PAINTED LETTERING. WHITE PAINTED ROSE DEPICTED ABOVE THE FIRST COLUMN OF WW1 NAMES AND WHITE PAINTED THISTLE DEPICTED ABOVE THE LAST COLUMN OF WW1 NAMES
Inscription
BOARD ONE: ROLL OF HONOUR/ CLIFTON PARISH/ 1914 1918/ THESE HEARD AND/ ANSWERED THEIR/ COUNTRY'S CALL/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY/ MR. & MRS. W. H. RICHMOND/ CLIFTON HALL/ 1923 BOARD TWO: 1939-45/ (NAMES)/ SINCE 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbot, E
Aldison, T
Allen, T
Armstrong, John
Armstrong, Jos
Armstrong, P
Atkinson, W
Bates, F
Beck, W
Bell, W
See details for all 147 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 135
    Served and returned: 118
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, Initials of Christian Names
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, Initials of Christian Names
    Order of information: surname
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, Initials of Christian Names
    Order of information: surname
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, Initials of Christian Names
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 1800mm, width 1300mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 1050mm, width 320mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: By Mr & Mrs Richmond of Clifton Hall
Reference
  • Workington Star 29/6/1923 page 4 d-f
  • Unveiling/Dedication Service-Document YPR 40/50/1 at Whitehaven Record Office
  • West Cumberland Times 9/5/1951 page 2c
  • Workington Star 24/11/1922 page 8 e-f- regarding funding

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