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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Carlisle
Town
Farlam
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Maker
Messrs. Beattie & Co.
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 July 1920
    Attended by: Miss Taylor
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 July 1920
    Attended by: Revd WG Inglewdow, Rector of Knarsdale
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48996
Current location

St. Thomas a Becket Church
off A689
Farlam
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA8 2NQ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 56851 59883
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two stepped square base surmounted by plinth, cornice, rough hewn plinth, and Latin cross. In centre of cross is carved wreath. Inscription in black lettering on front face of plinth with Names inscribed on side of plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: IN/ HONOUR OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names) 3 o'clock face: (Names) 9 o'clock face: AND IN THE WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)/ KOREA/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnes, William Andrew
Bell, Oliver
Brough, James
Charters, Andrew
Elliott, Marshall
Elliott, Thomas
Errington, George
Errington, William
Fairlam, Joseph
Forrest, James
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 300 mm, height 1840 mm, width 300 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 530-485 mm, height 990 mm, width 530-485 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 810 mm, height 260 mm, width 810 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 660 mm, height 260 mm, width 660 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Farlam 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
Costs

Memorial: £123

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carlisle Journal 30/7/1920 page 8d

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