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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Lakeland
Town
Dent
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
491

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Current location

St Andrew's Church
Main Street
Dent
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA10 5QN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 70523 87038
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wheel cross surmounting a two-stepped plinth, two steps and a gravel base. Inscriptions on the plinth on the 6,9 and 3 o'clock faces
Inscription
6 o'clock face: IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF DENT / WHO FOUGHT / AND IN EVER THANKFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN / WHO DIED FOR GOD, FOR KING, FOR HOME, / FOR FREEDOM, FOR PEACE AND RIGHT IN / THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / THE IMMORTAL DEAD. / THESE DIED THAT WE AT PEACE MIGHT LIVE; / THESE GAVE THEIR BEST SO WE OUR BEST SHOULD GIVE. / NOT FOR OURSELVES. FOR FREEDOM,HOME AND RIGHT / THEY FOUGHT AND BID US FORWARD IN THE FIGHT. / SEE YE TO IT THAT THESE SHALL NOT HAVE DIED IN VAIN 3 o'clock base 3: (Names) Base 2: 1939 -1945/ (Names) 9 o'clock base 3: (Names) 9 o'clock base 2: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Benson, William F
Bentham, Edward
Bentham, William
Branthwaite, Carl
Brooksbank, John Parrington
Brunskill, Wilfred
Davidson, John B
Dixon, Parrigton
Gornall, Edmund
Hawkings, S Norman
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 150mm, height 1760mm, width 250mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 920mm, height 250mm, width 1060mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 620mm, height 380mm, width 770mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 460-390mm, height 440mm, width 580-520mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Departments 1

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