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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Carlisle
Town
Burgh-by-Sands
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS BEATTIE & CO (Builder)
Professor W G Collingwood (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 December 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
  • Rededicated
    Date: 8 November 2009
    Attended by: Revd Gill Hart
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4 December 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4264
Current location

Centre of new graveyard
across the road from the Church
St Michael's Church
Burgh-by-Sands
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA5 6AP
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 32729 59116
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain Celtic cross surmounting a plinth and two stepped base. Lead lettering with decorative engraving around the plinth.
Inscription
6 o’clock face- IN/MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/THIS PARISH/WHO FELL IN THE/GREAT WAR/1914-1918/ THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES/FOR FREEDOM AND FOR HONOUR/THEIR EXAMPLE WILL BE/AN ABIDING INSPIRATION 9 o’clock face- (WW1 names, Officers and Privates A to L) 3 o’clock face- (WW1 names, Privates L to W) 12 o’clock face- (names)/ IN MEMORY OF THE ABOVE/WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR II/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, William
Bell, William
Calvert, Robert M
Campbell, Gm
Elliot, Joseph
Fitch, Robert C
Harrison, Richard
Jessamine, John M
Lightfoot, Edward
Lightfoot, Richard J
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank then surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename, regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 200mm, height 1970mm, width 270mm
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 760mm, height 140mm, width 820mm
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 480mm, height 320mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 410mm, height 720mm, width 480mm
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
Listing information
  • Burgh by Sands War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
WW2 names added in 2009
Costs

Memorial: £63 - 19s - 6d

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Cumberland News 10/12/1921 page 5
  • News & Star newspaper 6 November 2009

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