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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Millom
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 May 1921
    Attended by: Lieut Col Wadham DL, 4th KORL
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29 May 1921
    Attended by: Revd DW Irving (The Vicar)
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66819
Current location

Centre of the south wall
Holy Trinity Church
A5094
Millom
Copeland
Cumbria
LA18 5EY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 17152 81363
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two white marble plaques (one for each conflict) each on a backing of grey marble. The WW1 plaque has the Huddleston coat of arms as they have been lords of the manor (and adjacent castle) for centuries. Names are in two columns on both plaques, carved lettering in black.
Inscription
Upper plaque: SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THE PARISH AND CONGREGATION/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ "They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old/ Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn/ At the going down of the sun and in the morning/ We will remember them." Lower plaque: THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND/ WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, John H
Atkinson, Edward
Atkinson, Eric W
Black, Joseph E
Brocklebank, Thomas J
Burn, Frederick J
Carter, John
Carter, Samuel
Chaddock, Casson
Chaddock, Edwin
See details for all 60 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 49
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and full first forenames (initials of others)
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and full first forenames (initials of others)
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 1700mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 1880mm, width 1180mm
    Materials: Marble - Grey
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 305mm, width 1005mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 485mm, width 1195mm
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Millom Gazette page 3 dated 3rd June 1921

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