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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Gosforth
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65800
Current location

St Mary's Church
Netherwasdale Road
Gosforth
Copeland
Cumbria
CA20 1AZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 07215 03582
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden board with a relief crown containing five sails top centre and a painted rose and sunburst roundel in each corner. Lettering, crown and rose are in gold. The board has a double line gold coloured border.
Inscription
TO THE BELOVED MEMORY OF/ LT COMMANDER AUSTIN NOEL REES KEENE/ ROYAL NAVY/ WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ HMS GLORIOUS JUNE 1940
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Keene, Austin Noel Rees
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 45mm, height 1000mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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