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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67215
Current location

On the west wall of the upper room
Methodist Church
Main Street
Egremont
Copeland
Cumbria
CA22 2DS
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 01107 10874
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • The chapel was known at varying times as Castle and Bookwell Chapels
    Castle/Bookwell United Free Methodist Chapel
    Egremont
    Copeland
    Cumbria
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY010104
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Wooden board with gold lettering. It is hard to read because the colour of lettering is unsuited to the type of wood
Inscription
REMEMBERED IN THE LORD/CASTLE/UNITED METHODIST CHURCH EGREMONT/IN COMMEMORATION OF THOSE WHO SERVED/AND FELL IN THE 1914-18 WAR/ FALLEN/ JOSEPH E LONG/KILLED IN FRANCE 17 MAY 1917 THOMAS WILSON/DIED IN SALONICA 7 SEPT 1916 SERVED/[names in 2 columns] SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING/WHO FELL IN THE 1939-45 WAR/ ERIC SPIERS/KILLED OVER GERMANY/16 DECEMBER 1943/ JOSEPH WILKINSON/KILLED BURMA 15 MARCH 1944
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Atkinson, James
Birbeck, William R
Cowan, David M W
Downe, Joseph
Gordon, Norman
Graham, John
Graham, Robert
Kirby, Francis J
Kitchin, Stanley
Lewthwaite, John
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 18
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname , full first forenames & initials of others, place & date of death for casualties
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, full first forenames, place & date of death
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 1450mm, width 920mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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