At present no image of this war memorial is available for online display. If you have a photograph of this war memorial, please send it to for inclusion on the Register. The image will be credited to yourself and free for reuse for non-commercial purposes by others under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
South Lakeland
Bowness On Windermere
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians
Kentmere Ltd (Printer)
Not lost
WM Reference
Current location

Kept in the church vestry-available on request to the duty steward
St Martin's Church
Church Street
Bowness On Windermere
South Lakeland
LA23 3DG

OS Grid Ref: SD 40251 96902
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Leather bound book
Front Cover-WINDERMERE/PARISH CHURCH/BOOK OF/REMEMBRANCE/OF/THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918 Page 1-[BLANK] Page 2-[PHOTO OF STAINED GLASS WINDOW IN CHAPEL] Page 3-Windermere Parish Church/WAR MEMORIAL CHAPEL/Roll of Honour/1914-1918/AND/List of those who served their/Country and returned to their/homes, and a Record of Parochial/Work in connection with the War/The nearest relative of each of the fallen, and/each survivor whose name is recorded therein/are asked to accept this Copy as a grateful/tribute from two Parishioners (who wish to/remain anonymous) for their services Page 4-[BLANK] Page 5-Preface/This “Book of Remembrance” /has been compiled in the great and/glorious memory of those brave men/of St Martin’s Parish, Winder-/mere, who by the highest sacrifice/a man can offer, have made our/lives more secure and prosperous;/and also to show an enduring/gratitude to the men who have/returned safely to their homes/EUSTON J NURSE/Rector of Windermere Page 6-[BLANK] Page 7-[Sketch of the Memorial Tablet to the fallen] Page 8- [BLANK] Page 9-[lists 6 of the 71 fallen] Page 10-List of Names, Ranks and Units,in/which they served, of the officers,/non-commissioned officers and men/from the Parish of St. Martin’s,/Windermere who served their King/and Country in the European War,/1914-1918, and returned to their/homes./[names on pages 10-31] Page 32-Names and Ranks of Parishioners who/joined the 2nd Volunteer Battalion/Border Regiment under the Military/Service Acts 1914 and 1918,and/the Volunteer Act 1916, to be sent to/defend our shores in case of invasion/or an attempted invasion, and who/received the certificate of servce/and the thanks of His Majesty the/King./[names]/ Page 33-List of Ladies whose homes are in the/Parish of St Martin’s, who served/in Voluntary Aid Detachments/during the War in the following/Hospitals:/[names] Page 34-[names] Page 35-Parish Church Working Party/A PAROCHIAL WORKING PARTY organ-ised by MRS NURSE and MISS MAKANT/meeting once a week from August 1914, to/May 1919, made and sent off over 9,000 articles/of clothing to the troops, and 19,000 sandbags to/France (the Bowness boatmen assisting with the sandbags). The Depot/THE membes of the Depot (situated in the Parish) with MISS GARNETT as Hon Sec-/retary, made and distributed over 100,000 surgical dressings, splints and comforts in their 3½ years’ work.
Inscription legible?
Names on memorial
Abblett, F
Abblett, W H
Adams, A
Adams, G
Adams, H
Adams, L
Adams, Stanley
Adamson, H
Addison, E
Airey, Arthur
See details for all 446 names
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 432
    Served and returned: 432
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 20
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, where served
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Leather, Paper
Listing information
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-67871

For queries, please contact