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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Cleator Moor
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th December 1919
    Attended by: Mrs E Campbell, wife of the Minister of Whitehaven PM Church
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67075
Current location

Methodist Church
The Square
Cleator Moor
Copeland
Cumbria
CA25 5BB
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 01884 14981
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Primitive Methodist Church
    Howgill Street
    Whitehaven
    Copeland
    Cumbria
    CA28 7QW
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NX 97236 17868
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Brass Plaque
Inscription
To the/Glory of God/and in/Sacred Memory/of the Undermentioned Members of/This Church and Circuit, who/Gave their Lives in the Cause of Freedom/During the Great War 1914-1918/[names] “GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS”
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, full forenames, rank, place & date of death
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 24/12/1919 page 2f

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