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 memorials@iwm.org.uk 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
District
Copeland
Town
Hensingham
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
RW Bonsey (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th October 1915
    Attended by: Mr J. R. Musgrave
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
68514
Previous locations
  • Conservative Club
    Main Street
    Hensingham
    Copeland
    Cumbria
    CA28 8QD
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NX 98610 16788
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Paper- a framed and glass covered roll of honour with, in the centre, the “scrap of paper”-the treaty of Belgian neutrality..
Inscription
[not known]/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Thomas Dalzell
Bennett, William Porter
Blair, Robert Curwen Richmond
Burns, Tom
Douglas, John
Douglas, Thomas
Durham, Richard Sydney
Eilbeck, Robert
Gill, Edward
Grant, James Augustus
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 26
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Condition
Costs

Site: NIL

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Members of the conservative club
Reference
  • Whitehaven News page 5, 21st October 1915

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-68514

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.