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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
South Lakeland
Town
Dent
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69340
Current location

St Andrew's Church
Dent
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA10 5QN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 70522 87038
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
In a box pew at the west end of church, north side is a frame with photographs of the 4 WW2 casualties. There is also a Wine Red Leather Roll of Honour Book for WW1 & WW2 in a wooden case.
Inscription
Photos-MEN OF DENT/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FIGHTING FOR BRITAIN/1939-1945 Book-DENT/BOOK OF/REMEMBRANCE/ Page 1-1914-1918 Page 2-1914-1918/[names] Page 3-[names] Page 4-[names] Page 5-1939-1945 Page 6-1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Benson, William F
Bentham, Edward
Bentham, William
Branthwaite, Carl
Brocksbank, Parrington
Brunskill, Wilfred
Cragg, Thomas
Davidson, John B
Dixon, Parrington
Gornall, Edmund
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    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
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper, Wood
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 265mm, width 215mm
    Materials: Paper, Leather
  • Case
    Measurements: depth 60mm, height 345mm, width 530mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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