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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Bigrigg
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66930
Current location

west end of north wall
St John's Church
A595
north of the village
Bigrigg
Copeland
Cumbria
CA22 2UT
England

OS Grid Ref: NX 97962 13810
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • exact location in village not known
    Moor Row British Legion
    Moor Row
    Copeland
    Cumbria
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY005142
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brass Plaque set on wood with names in 3 columns. Above is the flag of the Moor Row, Scalegill and Bigrigg Branch of the Royal British Legion set on a wall bracket and flying horizontally.
Inscription
1914-1918/(names)/ 1939-1945/(names)/ 1914-1918/(names)/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bewley, Jb
Bone, E
Bowness, J
Bryan, T
Chapple, L
Coad, R
Cox, J
Cranke, H
Cresswell, W
Errington, J
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname & initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname & initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5, height 180, width 280
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20, height 200, width 300
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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