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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
South Lakeland
Town
Broughton-In-Furness
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66480
Current location

Around the sanctuary walls
St Mary Magdalen Church
Church Street
Broughton-In-Furness
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA20 6HA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 21228 87567
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wood panelling commemorates Lieutenant Richmund Gilfrid Cross and his family. Moline cross on each panel followed by the inscription which gives the details of the name, rank, date of birth and date of death.
Inscription
LEFT PANEL: IN MEMORY OF/ JOHN MICHAEL/INIGO CROSS/ MARCH 1923/ FEBRUARY 2 1951/ MIDDLE PANEL: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ RICHARD ASSHETON/ 2ND VISCOUNT CROSS/ JANUARY 28 1882/ MARCH 14 1932/ RIGHT PANEL: IN MEMORY OF/ RICHMUND GILFRID/ CROSS LIEUT RE/ JANUARY 6 1922/ KILLED IN ACTION/ ITALY MAY 13 1944.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cross, Richmund Gilfrid
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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, date of death, regiment, forenames, manner of death, date of birth
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: depth inlaid, height 480mm, width 380mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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