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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Carlisle
Town
Rockcliffe
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, First World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51493
Current location

The Rockcliffe Centre
Rockcliffe
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA6 4AA
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 36041 61418
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two wooden boards, one for each conflict. The original memorial included the Village Hall itself, but in the 1990's that was converted to a private house and the current Rockcliffe Centre built.
Inscription
1914 ROCLIFFE AND CARGO ROLL OF ACTIVE SERVICE 1919/[names in 3 columns]/CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PARISH/[names in 3 columns] MEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/IN THE 1939-1945 WAR/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, William
Beaty, Thomas
Ferguson, Robert
Graham, William
Gubbins, Richard R
Hind, Joseph
Hind, Robert
Maxwell, G Stanley
Mcmurray, Edward
Mcmurray, Edward
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 98
    Served and returned: 83
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: reverse date of death
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 2
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 1050mm, width 1450mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 540mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Cumberland News 13th July 1920

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