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Memorial details

Memorial type
Seat
District
Barrow In Furness
Town
Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69017
Current location

Central aisle
north side
10th pew from back
St Mary the Virgin Church
Central Drive
Walney Island
Barrow-in-Furness
Barrow In Furness
Cumbria
LA14 3HU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 18534 68589
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden Church Pew with brass dedicatory plaque
Inscription
THIS PEW WAS GIVEN/IN MEMORY OF/SQUADRON LEADER/WILLIAM RONALD BUTTERFIELD/DFC/WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION/ON 6TH JUNE 1944
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Butterfield, William Ronald
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, decorations, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 90mm, width 155mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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