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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Workington
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Charles W Eaglesfield (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 November 1925
    Attended by: Major W.T. Hignells M.C (for the centre panel); Mrs McDougall (for the Church) and Mrs Needham (for the Mission)- two of the bereaved mothers (for the side panels)
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 November 1925
    Attended by: Revd Hugh Mungle (Minister of the Church)
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Lost
Lost
WM Reference
67219
Previous locations
  • On the Vestibule Wall
    Presbyterian Church
    Sanderson Street
    Workington
    Allerdale
    Cumbria
    CA14 3AT
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 00498 28680
    Denomination: Presbyterian
Description
Bronze panels set in an oak framework. The centre panel was the dedicatory panel, the text being surmounted by laurel wreaths and the figure of peace. This was flanked by two side panels, the left hand panel containing casualties with surnames A to L, the right hand panel those with surnames L to W
Inscription
PRO PATRIA/ERECTED/TO THE/GLORY OF/GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF THE/FORTY SEVEN MEN/CONNECTED WITH THIS/CHURCH, SUNDAY SCHOOL/AND MISSION WHO MADE/THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/THEIR NAMES LIVETH/FOR EVERMORE/ (names)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Adams, Leonard
Bailiff, James
Burns, Henry
Dalrymple, Edwin
Darwin, Edwin
Deacon, W Robert
Douglas, Harold
Elliott, John
Elliott, Richard
Ferguson, John
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
Costs

Site: NIL
Comments: The Subscriptions raised £105/3/6. The memorial cost £104/2/6, the balance of the cost of £110/15/- being in installation costs. The shortfall was donated by Mr John Lawson.
Memorial: £110/15

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: By subscriptions of past and current members of the church
Reference
  • West Cumberland News page 4, 11th November 1925
  • Minutes of the War Memorial Committee Reference YDFCP/1/39 At Whitehaven Record Office
  • Plans of the Memorial Reference YDFCP/1/57 At Whitehaven Record Office- FRAGILE

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