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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Bowness-on-Solway
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67348

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Current location

The memorial can be found on the window ledge beneath the WW1 Memorial Window.
St Michael's Church
Bowness-on-Solway
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA7 5AF
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 22373 62648
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque on wooden hackboard
Inscription
IN MEMORIAM/LT WILLIAM J RUTTER/ROYAL NAVY/KILLED IN ROAD ACCIDENT/AT HAINING GATE NEAR MOORHOUSE/18TH JULY 1953
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Rutter, William J
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname , full forenames, branch of services, manner & date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 150mm, width 95mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 250mm, width 200mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 5/9/1953 page 2a-b

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