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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Allerdale
Town
Bowness-on-Solway
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
74369

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Current location

Grave I15-I16
St Michael's Church
Bowness-on-Solway
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA7 5AF
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 22364 62650
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Addition to family gravestone
Inscription
ALSO THEIR SON/2ND LIEUT ROBERT DIXON WILLS MM/5TH BATT BORDER RGT/KILLED IN FRANCE 23 APR 1917/AGED 23 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wills, Robert Dixon
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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,forename, rank, regiment, relationships, decorations, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 100mm, height 1270mm, width 710mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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