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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Lakeland
Town
Ulverston
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66762
Current location

On the south wall of the memorial chapel
St Mary's Church
Church Walk
Ulverston
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA12 7EN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 28892 78687
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque on wooden backboard, wood panelling around the chapel
Inscription
THIS OAK PANELLING WAS THE GIFT OF ELIZABETH JANE HOLDERNESS/FORMERLY OF SPRINGFIELD-ULVERSTON WHO PASSED AWAY JULY 17TH 1923-IN MEMORY OF HER SON WILLIAM HAROLD HOLDERNESS/2ND LIEUT 6TH SHERWOOD FORESTERS WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY/IN FRANCE APRIL 17TH 1916
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Holderness, William Harold
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Christian Name, Rank, Regiment, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 260mm, width 765mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 295mm, width 815mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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