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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Eden
Town
Edenhall
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
73662
Current location

The Church is down a long dead end lane from the Village Centre; 8th row from access path
4th stone from the church
St Cuthbert's Church
Church Lane
Edenhall
Eden
Cumbria
CA7 9AN
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 56901 32054
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Addition to red granite family gravestone
Inscription
... ALSO THEIR GRANDSON/GEORGE W DAVIDSON/MID RN/KILLED IN ACTION 11TH JAN 1941 AGED 18 YEARS/ ALSO THEIR GRANDSON/FRANK DAVIDSON LAC RAF/DIED A POW AT/HHOTA BAROE SUMATRA/20TH MAY 1945 AGED 25 YEARS/ "SOMEDAY WE'LL UNDERSTAND"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Davidson, Frank
Davidson, George W
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, relationships, rank, service, manner of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, relationships, rank, service, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 100mm, height 910mm, width 670mm
    Materials: Granite - Red
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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