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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Lakeland
Town
Barbon
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Gawthorp and Sons (Makers)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66925
Current location

West wall of south aisle
St Bartholomew's Church
Barbon
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA6 2LJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 63051 82467
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque on wooden backboard
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/T ARTHUR AIREY, AGED 21 YEARS/EXHIBITIONIST OF CHRIST’S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE/SERVING WITH THE 11TH BATT LONDON SCOTTISH/KILLED IN ACTION AT GOMMECOURT JULY 1ST 1916/ONLY SON OF THOMAS AND FANNY AIREY OF MOORTHWAITE BARBON/NOTHING BUT WELL AND FAIR/AND WHAT MAY COMFORT US IN A DEATH SO NOBLE/MILTON/MEA GLORIA FIDES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Airey, T Arthur
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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, forenames, regiment, place of death, date of death, age, relationships, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 280mm, width 660mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 310mm, width 70mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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