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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Carlisle
Town
Walton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Herbert Wauthier (Designer)
F Osborne and Co. Ltd (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 December 1920
    Attended by: Major Short of Knorren
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67381
Current location

At West end of the north side of the central aisle
St Mary's Church
Walton
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA8 2DW
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 52207 64486
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two Brass Plaques below each other set on one wooden back board. The top plaque consists of a cross and followed by the inscription. The bottom rectangular plaque consists of inscription which gives details of the solider who died at war.
Inscription
WW1 PLAQUE PLACED BY THE PARISHIONERS/TO THE INSPIRING MEMORY OF [names]/ “WATCH YE STAND FAST IN THE FAITH/QUIT YE LIKE MEN, BE STRONG WW2 PLAQUE REMEMBER ALSO/[name], OF/MOORHOUSE, WALTON, WHO IN THE WAR/OF 1939-1945 WAS KILLED IN BURMA/MAY 1ST 1944 AGED 38 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Henry James
Dodd, Walter
Waugh, John
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, full forenames, rank, regiment, age, place & date of death, home address
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, full forenames, rank, regiment, age, place & date of death, home address
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 430mm, width 430mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 180mm, width 430mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 780mm, width 540mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Cumberland News 11/12/1920 page 7

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