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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Carlisle
Town
Cotehill
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 Mar 1920
    Attended by: Revd R Botts, Vicar
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4280
Current location

Outside the west wall of the church
St John the Evangelist Church
Main Street
Cotehill
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA4 0BT
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 44811 49698
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Granite Latin Cross on a tapered plinth and base
Inscription
6 o’clock face- PEACE/IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF/THE UNDERMENTIONED MEN OF/COTEHILL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE/GREAT WAR 1914-1918/[names]/“THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE” 9 o’clock face-WORLD WAR II/1939-1945/THESE ALSO GAVE THEIR LIVES/[names]/[name]/KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Helen
Atkinson, Thomas
Bainbridge, John M
Bell, Adam
Bell, Thomas
Bell, William J
Bott, George
Brayton, Robert W
Bulman, Thomas
Glendinning, Ac
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename
    Order of information: date of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 170mm, height 1650mm, width 630mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Undefined
    Measurements: depth 450-310mm, height 900mm, width 710-530mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 580mm, height 260mm, width 910mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Cotehill 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Cumberland News 12/3/1920 page 4

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