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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Allerdale
Town
Workington
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Iraq War (2003-2011)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62324
Current location

On the east wall of the south aisle.
Our Lady Star of the Sea and St Michaels Church
Bank Road
Workington
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA14 3YN
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 00511 28255
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Red leather bound book with parchment pages. Entries are written in calligraphic script with Leading letters in red and other lettering in black. Entries for the First World War include the address of the casualty. The entry for Iraq is on a loose insert page in plain typescript. The leather cover inscription is in gold lettering. The book is kept in a wooden cabinet.
Inscription
Cupboard, right door: WORKINGTON/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945. Book, cover: OUR LADY & ST MICHAEL'S/ WORKINGTON/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945. Book, inside: OUR LADY AND ST MICHAEL'S/ WORKINGTON/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ R.I.P./ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bannon, Joseph
Black, J W
Braniff, Jack
Breen, William
Broadbent, W
Burns, William
Byers, Francis
Caffrey, Leo
Campbell, William
Carruthers, Robert
See details for all 134 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 102
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 102
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, place of death, forenames, home address
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, year of death, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Parchment, Leather
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Our Lady Star of the Sea and St Michaels Church
Reference
  • There are also copies at Whitehaven Archives- reference YDFCRC 1/2 for WW1 and YDFCRC 1/3 for WW2 (which excludes the Iraq page). As the Church is locked outside service times this is usually the easiest copy to consult. See also the attached transcript.

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