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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Lakeland
Town
Crooklands
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sedgwick Gunpowder Works of Gatebeck, Kendal (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1916
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67525
Current location

St Patrick's Church
Preston Patrick
Crooklands
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA7 7NR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 53704 83520
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oak Cross on a 3 stepped base, with individual brass plaques for each casualty and with a backboard for the WW2 names
Inscription
THIS CROSS/ERECTED IN THE CHURCHYARD/DECEMBER 1916/AND PLACED HERE/FEBRUARY 1921/BEARS THE NAMES OF THOSE/FROM THIS PARISH WHO/DIED IN THE GREAT/WARS/1914-1919/1939-1946/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, James Dennis
Bentham, Edward
Bond, Harry
Bond, James
Bracken, John
Braithwaite, William
Burgh, Edward H
Collinson, Cyril Reginald
Duff, Bertram Gardner
Duff, Joseph Shackley
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date and place of death
    Order of information: date of death
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, place and date of death
    Order of information: This is Nurse Elizabeth Pattinson at a London Military Hospital died 19/3/1916
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date and place of death
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 560mm, height 150mm, width 930mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 340mm, height 100mm, width 620mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 230mm, height 100mm, width 320mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 110mm, height 1710mm, width 890mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 35mm, width 115mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
Backboard added post WW2. William Alexander Duff (WW2) added early 21st century when it was realised he had been omittted even though he is buried in a war grave in the churchyard.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Donated by Colonel Weston, the MP for Westmorland 1913-1926 (this is true for all Westmorland Crosses, as are the maker details below)
Responsibility
PCC & Churchwardens of the Parish

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