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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Carlisle
Town
Dalston
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS HUGHES & BOLCKOW LTD (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 1918
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4278

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Current location

In the porch
St Michael's Church
Dalston
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA5 7NE
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 36931 50159
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall-mounted pedimented teak triptych, whose doors open to reveal a copper Crucifix. The WW2 names are listed in the central panel (which is glazed). The WW1 names are painted in gold on the inside of the doors.
Inscription
Pediment: FOR/ GOD, KING AND COUNTRY Centre panel: GREATER LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN THIS/ Left Side of Crucifix-1939-45/ (names) Right Side of Crucifix: (names)/ *THE HEROIC DEAD Each Door-ROLL OF HONOUR/ (WW1 names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Alan
Armstrong, Allan
Armstrong, Thomas
Barclay, Harry
Barnes, William A
Brown, Thomas
Cowen, Reginald P
Dodd, Thomas
Douglas, John G
Douglas, Joseph T
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, date of death
    Order of information: Partly chronological by date of death; partly alphabetically by surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: depth 120mm, height 1200mm, width 1010mm
    Materials: Wood - Teak, Glass
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS
  • 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
Costs

Comments: Paid for by voluntary subscription.
Memorial: c£15

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St Michael's Church
Reference
  • Wigton Advertiser 10 August 1918 (page 2): reported the decision to erect a temporary memorial in St Michael's Church foyer, in the form of a triptych made from teak and copper from HMS Britannia. The anticipated cost of around £15 would be raised from voluntary subscription.

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