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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Whitehaven
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS D MAIRS & CO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8995
Current location

United Reformed Church
James Street
Whitehaven
Copeland
Cumbria
CA28 7HZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NX 97209 17933
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
Plaque on backboard, both rectangular and possessing curved upper side. Black border around plaque and at the top the symbol of the Royal Army Medical Corps with a lily either side.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ FREDRICK WILLIAM TALLENTIRE R.A.M.C./ 108 FIELD AMBULANCE/ KILLED IN ACTION AT DEERLYCK/ 24 OCTOBER 1918./ ERECTED BY HIS COMRADES/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Tallentire, Fredrick William
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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: Date of death, regiment, place of death, forename, surname, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 290mm, width 385mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 450mm, width 535mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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