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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Lakeland
Town
Great Urswick
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr D J Brundritt of Ulverston (Architect)
Mr A Miller RA of Campden, Gloucestershire (Calligrapher)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 June 1922
    Attended by: Revd CM Chavasse CF, MC, Croix de Guerre, Vicar of Barrow St George & Vicar Designate of Oxford St Aldate
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 June 1922
    Attended by: Revd CM Chavasse CF, MC, Croix de Guerre, Vicar of Barrow St George & Vicar Designate of Oxford St Aldate
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66460
Current location

West wall
St Marys and St Michael's Church
Church Road
Great Urswick
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA12 0TA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 26839 74187
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Six illuminated panels set in a elm wood frame. The top three panels, from left to right, bear: the Arms of Urswick and those of a cadet of the House of Pennington; the Royal Arms and monogram with Tudor roses; and the Shields of Redmayne and Thurrock. Below are three larger panels bearing an inscription and the names, with a rosemary motif (for remembrance).
Inscription
Left Hand Panel-1914 ROLL OF HONOUR 1918/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ URSWICK SKELDON MOOR BECKSIDE/ (Names)/ Central Panel- IN PERPETUAM MEMORIAM/ (Names)/ PER LABOREM AD HONOREM/ Right Hand Panel-BOLTON CUM ADGARLEY STAINTON/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armer, G
Ashburner, G
Atkinson, T
Barrow, G
Barrow, Nb
Bayliff, J
Braithwaite, W
Burns, E
Churchman, J
Clarke, Amh
See details for all 111 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 111
    Served and returned: 82
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 710mm, width 1150mm
    Materials: Vellum, Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Urswick Parish- 2 books- the first gives Autobiographical details of each Casualty, the second is about 1 of the WW2 men-Norman Ashburner: These can be freely Downloaded on urswick.com

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