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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barrow In Furness
Town
Dalton in Furness
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68095
Current location

East wall
Dalton Community Church
Wellington Street
Dalton in Furness
Barrow In Furness
Cumbria
LA15 8AW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 22879 74081
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
White Marble Plaque on black marble backboard
Inscription
1914 1919TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND THE SACRED MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS/OF THIS CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ [names in 2 columns] “THEY ARE WORTHY TO BE KEPT IN REMEMBRANCE” AND OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939 1945/ [names]/ ALSO OF NORMAN GIBSON AGED 22/DIED FROM THE EFFECTS OF THE WAR JAN 18, 1921
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, Jt Gordon
Baker, George
Blackwell, James
Bottoms, William
Boundy, Eileen
Bowker, Frederick
Brocklebank, John
Downham, Wm Albert
Gibson, Norman
Hartley, Arthur
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 80mm, height 895mm, width 980mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 35mm, height 990mm, width 1070mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
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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