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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Lakeland
Town
Coniston
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 18 Jun 2001
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72326
Current location

at the west (coniston) side of the gardens at the front of the hotel
just in front of the 'Legacy Members' car park
Waterhead Hotel
B5285
Coniston
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA21 8AJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 31001 97475
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass Plaque on slate backboard
Inscription
THIS GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE IS DEDICATED TO/THOSE MEMBERS OF THE POST OFFICE WHO GAVE/THEIR LIVES/IN THE TWO WORLD WARS AND IN SPECIAL MEMORY OF/[names in 2 columns]/OPENED ON 18 JUNE 2001 TO CELEBRATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF/THE FORMING OF THE POST OFFICE FELLOWSHIP OF REMEMBRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, R
Allen, H B
Bedwell, S R
Beech, R
Brown, M
Causley, R J
Chapman, A R
Chapman, E
Chapman, H
Cheesman, B
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 300mm, width 420mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 360mm, width 450mm
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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