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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Egremont
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 November 1922
    Attended by: Mrs Kirkconnel
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 November 1922
    Attended by: The Bishop of Carlisle
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67212
Current location

On the wall at the East End of the North Aisle
by the Vestry
St Mary's Church
Main Street
Egremont
Copeland
Cumbria
CA22 7AY
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 01116 10557
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
There are two separate brasses below each other- the top one is WW1, and the lower is WW2. They both have black lettering. The borders of each are composed of double chevrons. On the WW1 memorial they are alternating black and red, on the WW2 memorial they are all black. On the WW1 memorial the names are in three columns, on the WW2 memorial in two columns
Inscription
WW1 Memorial- 1914+1918 IN MEMORIAM (names in three columns) WW2 Memorial- 1939+1945 IN MEMORIAM (names in two columns)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allott, Leonard
Andrewartha, George
Baxter, Rp
Benn, Wa
Blair, Edward
Borrowdale, L
Bowness, N
Bowness, We
Bragg, Henry
Brew, E
See details for all 86 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 760mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 580mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Whitehaven News page 7, 16th November 1922
  • West Cumberland Times 11/11/1922 page 8f

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