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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Allerdale
Town
Torpenhow
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr Dewar, headmaster of Bothel School (Calligrapher)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 17 Dec 1916
    Attended by: Lady Gilford
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17 Dec 1916
    Attended by: The Vicar
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67564
Current location

North wall of nave
St Michael's Church
Torpenhow
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA7 1HZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 20540 39741
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A Paper Roll of Honour, with text in Calligraphy, with the Union Jack top centre, crossed flags of allies top left, and of the enemies top right. This is set in a wooden frame, surmounted by a cross and with two candle (or vase holders).
Inscription
FOR KING AND COUNTRY/OUR ROLL OF HONOUR/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bewley, Henry
Birney, John B
Chapelhow, George
Dalzell, James
Gate, William
Graham, John Ismay
Henderson, James
Highmoor, John F
Horne, John
Horne, Jonathan
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and full forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth <5mm, height 615mm, width 495mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 710mm, width 590mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Wigton Advertiser 23/12/1916 page 2d-regarding its origins as part of a street shrine

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