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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Carlisle
Town
Cumdivock
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 Oct 1920
    Attended by: Major Carleton Salkeld of Holme Hill
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 Oct 1920
    Attended by: Revd GL Hall
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4281
Current location

St John's Church
Cumdivock
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA5 7JH
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 33937 48517
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Octagonal sandstone obelisk on a 3 stepped base, topped by a wooden pole with shields at the top, which is surmounted by a copper cross. WW1 is on a slate plaque inset into the sandstone, WW2 is inscribed direct 2 sides anticlockwise from the WW1 side.
Inscription
To the Glory/of God and in/commemoration/of the Men/of this Township/who laid down/their lives in the/GREAT WAR/1914-1918/ [names]/ THEIR NAME LIVETH/FOR EVERMORE/ 1939-1945/ [names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barclay, Harry
Barnes, William Andrew
Dodd, Thomas W
Ferguson, Philip H
Graham, John
Notman, Charles
Strong, Joseph
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, decorations, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 1100, width 1000 dia
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Flagpole
    Measurements: height 2400, width 200 dia
    Materials: Wood
  • Steps
    Measurements: height 200, width 3300 dia
    Materials: Sandstone
  • Steps
    Measurements: height 200, width 2600 dia
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Steps
    Measurements: height 230, width 1900 dia
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Cumdivock 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
Reference
  • Cumberland News 30/10/1920 page 11

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