Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
South Lakeland
Town
Kendal
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
74854

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Current location

Central southern area
Kendal Cemetery-South side
Parkside Road
Kendal
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA11 6LD
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 52049 91933
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone, which is a cross on a plinth, which is on a base. At the base of the cross there is a metal badge of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment with the wording- Dardanelles 1915/France 1917, presumably the theatres of war of the deceased
Inscription
IN MEMORIAM/PTE JACK THEXTON/ONLY SON OF/JOHN AND NELLIE THEXTON/KILLED IN ACTION VIMY RIDGE/BURIED AT ARLEUX, NE ARRAS/MAY 8TH 1917 AGED 25 YEARS..
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Thexton, Jack
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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, relationships, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 120mm, height 860mm, width 450mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 270mm, height 810mm, width 540mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 530mm, height 330mm, width 710mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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