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Memorial details

Memorial type
Seat
District
South Lakeland
Town
Kirkby Lonsdale
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 2014
    Attended by: Canon Graham Bettridge
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67884
Current location

Queen Elizabeth School
Biggins Road
Kirkby Lonsdale
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA6 2HJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 60698 78522
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
4 refurbished Victorian benches in a group in a corner of the former walled vegetable garden of the school's Springfield House. Two have 2 names plaques on, the other two have 3 names plaques on. The garden is now a memorial garden/quiet space, the borders have poppies planted in them which seasonally flower. From November 2015 there is a Slate Dedication plaque on the wall behind the benches
Inscription
Slate Plaque- FREEDOM IS NOT FREE 10 plaques each with a different name-We will remember/[name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arthur, Armer
Gerald, Kirk
Henry Cecil, Clarke
John Septimus, Punchard
John Wilfred, Huggonson
John William, Haygarth
John William, Richardson
Thomas Arthur, Airey
Wilfred Henry, Jackson
William Herbert, Hartley
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, month and year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 50mm, width 75mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Seat
    Measurements: depth 400mm, height 840mm, width 1250mm
    Materials: Wood, Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 235mm, width 650mm
    Materials: Slate - Westmoreland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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.

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