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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Carlisle
Town
Carlisle
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 Nov 1947
    Attended by: COUNCILLOR H GREENOP JP, Mayor
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4273

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Current location

inside Main Entrance
Civic Centre
Rickergate
Carlisle
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA3 8XP
England

OS Grid Ref: NY40144 56269
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze Plaque with the City crest above the Inscription
Inscription
TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO WERE/IN THE SERVICE OF THE CORPORATION AND WHO/MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE CAUSE OF/FREEDOM DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945/[names]/THIS ROLL OF HONOUR WAS UNVEILED ON THE 8TH NOVEMBER 1947 BY/THE WORSHIPFUL THE MAYOR OF CARLISLE (COUNCILLOR H GREENOP JP)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, John
Benson, John Gibson
Calderhead, Leslie Wilbur
Cooke, Ivan Ernest
Hammond, John Walter
Hetherington, James
Hewitt, Harry Farish
Hope, John Forster
Lamb, John Thompson
Leighton, William John
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, regiment,forename, civilian job
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, regiment,forename, civilian job
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 1", height 3FT 6", width 3FT
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate

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