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Memorial details

Memorial type
Seat
District
Carlisle
Town
Carlisle
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65910
Current location

Near the City Cenotaph and the Band Stand
Junction Of English St And Carlisle St
Carlisle
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA3 8JW
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 40096 55916
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A bench with a plaque fixed centrally on the back of the seat. The plaque features an incised badge of the Parachute Regiment at the top centre.
Inscription
25204034 PTE DAVID MURRAY/ THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT/ 7TH JANUARY 1989 TO 8TH JUNE 2008/ A BELOVED SON, BROTHER, GRANDSON, NEPHEW, FRIEND AND/ COMRADE IN ARMS/ WITH LOVE WE REMEMBER YOU. A LITTLE GUY WITH A BIG HEART/ FOREVER IN OUR THOUGHTS AND ALWAYS LOVED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Murray, David
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Commemorations
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, date of birth, date of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Cumberland News, 13 June 2008, p. 1.
  • Cumberland News, 27 June 2008, p. 14.
  • Cumberland News, 20 June 2008, p. 1.

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