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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Whitehaven
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66679
Current location

External wall of the apse
St Begh's Church
Coach Road
Whitehaven
Copeland
Cumbria
CA28 7NL
England

OS Grid Ref: NX 97600 17542
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Slate Plaque
Inscription
Remember In Your Prayers These Catholics/Of Whitehaven Who Lost Their Lives In The/Second World War/1939-1945/ Pray That Their Sacrifice Was Not In Vain/[names in 2 columns]Se/Requeiscat In Pace
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Edward
Barron, Albert
Barron, Edward Dennison
Bowman, William John
Casson, Joseph
Casson, Robert Joseph
Cook, Harold
Doran, James
Dummigan, Francis William
Durkin, James Alexander
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, first name
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 35, height 1300, width 1510
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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