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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
74371

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Current location

Grave F7
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 the gravestone of their brother, Joseph, who is buried here, having died in 1919 as a result of the war, the stone is a Latin cross on a 3 stage white marble base
Inscription
Left Hand Side-ALSO/PTE/THOMAS FOSTER/KOSB/KILLED IN ACTION/IN FRANCE SEP 1 1918/AGED 26 YEARS Right Hand Side-ALSO/PTE/JOHN FOSTER/KLR/KILLED IN ACTION/IN FRANCE APRIL 9 1918/AGED 19 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Foster, John
Foster, Thomas
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, relationships, manner of death, date of death, place of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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