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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Vase or flower holder
District
Allerdale
Town
Seaton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 Aug 1924
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70166
Current location

kept in the Vestry-not on public display
St Paul's Church
Church Road
Seaton
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA14 1PG
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 01815 30574
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Vase made out of a shell case. Although described officially as a vase it is too wide and short for that purpose- it is more of a plant holder.
Inscription
In Loving Memory of/DRIVER MATTHEW DIXON RFA/Killed in Action/April 20th 1918 aged 20 years
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dixon, Matthew
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Vase
    Measurements: depth 115mm dia., height 85mm, width 115mm dia.
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Workington Star Newspaper dated 29th August 1924 page 7

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