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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
South Lakeland
Town
Middleton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
481
Current location

Holy Ghost Church
Middleton
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA6 2NB
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 62308 86192
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Paper Roll of Honour in a glazed wooden frame
Inscription
FOR/KING AND COUNTRY/ROLL OF HONOUR/THESE MEN FROM MIDDLETON and Middleton Homes/NOBLY RESPONDED TO THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL: LET US/ REMEMBER THEM IN OUR PRAYERS / (Names) / GOD SAVE THE KING.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Airey, H
Airey, S
Askew, Anthony
Bell, John
Birtle, Tom
Bowness, William
Capstick, Miles
Carswell, D
Coulthwaite, James
Dodgson, John
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 22
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 475mm, width 320mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth <5mm, height 405mm, width 245mm
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Full transcript- FOR/KING & COUNTRY/ROLL OF HONOUR/ These men from Middleton and Middleton Homes/nobly responded to their Country’s call: let us/remember them in our prayers. Private William Jackson 4th Batt Border Rgt/Lance Corpl H Airey 9th Batt Border Rgt/Private S Airey 9th Batt Border Rgt/ Private Miles Capstick 8th Batt Border Rgt/Private Ernest March 4th Batt Border Rgt/Private John Wilson 9th Batt Border Rgt/ Trooper Thomas Kitching Westmd & Cumbd Yeomanry/Private John Dodgson 6th (Reserve) Duke of Wellington’s/ Driver John Wane Royal Engineers/2nd Lieutenant Alan Hardy 16th Sherwood Foresters/ Private RL Naphtali 3rd (City) Manchester/Lamce Corpl Anthony Askew 11th Border (Lonsdales)/ Private Tom Birtle 4th Batt Border Rgt/Private E Tomlinson RAMC/Private D Carswell RAMC/ 2nd Lieut James Coulthwaite Border Regiment/Robert Shepherd RAMC/Lawrence Lupton Border Regiment/ John H Shepherd Border Regiment/Willliam Bownass Border Regiment/Leonard Wildgoose Grenadier Guards/ John Bell Royal Engineers/Shepherd Sedgwick Royal Innis Fusiliers/Richard Sedgwick Royal Garrison Artillery/ GOD SAVE THE KING

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