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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Allerdale
Town
Cockermouth
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43669
Current location

All Saints Church
off Kirkgate
Cockermouth
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA13 9PJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 12362 30637
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
In a stone recess is a WW1 Roll of Honour in a glazed wooden frame, and below it within an overall wooden structure with fake drawers is a WW2 Roll of Honour in a glazed wooden frame.
Inscription
IN PERPETUAL MEMORY/OF THOSE FROM THIS TOWN AND NEIGHBOURHOOD/WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/1914-1918/[names]/"THE SOULS OF THE RIGHTEOUS ARE IN THE HAND OF/GOD AND THERE SHALL NO TORMENT TOUCH THEM" SECOND GREAT WAR 1939-1945/IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF COCKERMOUTH WHO DIED/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, J
Allison, H H
Appleton, A
Atkinson, W
Barker, M
Barnes, J
Bartle, G H
Bartle, W
Barton, E
Baxter, J
See details for all 175 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 132
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 132
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth <5mm, height 750mm, width 530mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 950mm, width 740mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth <5mm, height 100mm, width 620mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 130mm, width 650mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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