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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Whitehaven
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 November 1953
    Attended by: Major L B Hogarth OBE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 November 1953
    Attended by: Canon Sheward, Vicar of St James'
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62272
Current location

Memorial or Lady Chapel.
St James' Church
High Streer
Whitehaven
Copeland
Cumbria
CA28 7PZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NX 97668 18436
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass dedication plaque at centre, below WW1 memorial (our reference 3935), flanked by two brass name plaques.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN WHO FELL/ IN THE WAR/ 1939-1945/ R.I.P./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Carruthers, John
Golightly, John George
Kelly, John Middleton
Little, Basil Weetman
Moore, Cyril
Mullen, William
Ormrod, Oliver Pim
Robinson, Leslie
Rothery, Harry
Russell, John
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth inset, height 190mm, width 290mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: depth inset, height 195mm, width 290mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £85

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 11 Nov 1953 page 4e

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