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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Workington
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953), Iraq War (2003-2011)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 May 2008
    Attended by: MAYOR OF WORKINGTON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62323
Current location

On west wall
north side.
St Michael's Church
Church Street
Workington
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA14 2EZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NX 99771 28960
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A pedimented board with the dedication on a brass plaque across the top. The names are listed below on five brass plaques, each with two columns of names.
Inscription
WORKINGTON ROLL OF HONOUR/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adair, Stanley
Adams, Leonard
Allison, Joseph
Ambler, H
Anderson, James
Anderson, James Orr
Anderson, John
Anderson, Thomas Richards
Anyon, George
Archibald, Robert
See details for all 886 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 646
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 646
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 226
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 226
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 1500mm, width 1090mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 810mm, width 250mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
2008: Memorial was provided. 2001: The church reopened and the provision of a civic war memorial was discussed. 1994: The Church burnt down on 28 September and the existing memorials lost.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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