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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Allerdale
Town
Waverton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 Nov 2007
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67565
Current location

Directly on the west side of the church door (south wall)
Christ Church
A596 Crossroads
Waverton
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA7 0AJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 22705 47638
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Dundraw Mission Chapel
    Dundraw
    Allerdale
    Cumbria
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY216499
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
The World War 1 memorial is white marble set on black marble. Most lettering is in black, but certain letters are in red. It is surmounted by a cross, and at the base of the memorial are two crossed swords, with 1914 and 1918 above and below the swords respectively. The Modern addition to this memorial is also white marble, with mainly black lettering, but certain letters in red. The World War 2 memorial is brass on a wooden backboard. All three memorials are set together on a large wooden board. There are 240 drilled holes in this board for the placement of poppies.
Inscription
WW1 Memorial- In Memoriam/THIS TABLET IS ERECTED/IN LOVING AND GRATEFUIL MEMORY OF/THE FOLLOWING MEN FROM THIS PARISH/WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR/[names]/”LEST WE FORGET.”/”LEST WE FORGET” Modern addition to WW1 Memorial- [names] WW2 Memorial- IN MOST/GRATEFUL MEMORY/OF THOSE WHO DIED FOR US/IN THE WORLD WAR/1939-1945/ [names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, William
Brough, Thomas
Fenwick, Harold M
Graham, Ernest
Hall, Arthur
Hetherington, Thomas W
Kirkup, Joseph
Littleton, Marjorie
Mccall, John
Muirhead, Ian
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and full forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and full forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 215mm, width 560mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 305mm, width 455mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Details: Both originally by subscription, the move & remounting by the PCC

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