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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Copeland
Town
Whitehaven
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians
Maker
Alfred Chamberlain, art master at Whitehaven Secondary School (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 November 1920
    Attended by: Mr William McGowan, Chairman of Whitehaven Magistrates
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8998
Current location

Left hand side.
United Reformed Church
James Street
Whitehaven
Copeland
Cumbria
CA28 7NZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NX 97207 17946
Denomination: United Reformed

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Previous locations
  • Congregational Church
    Scotch Street
    Whitehaven
    Copeland
    Cumbria
    CA28
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NX 970 180
    Denomination: Congregational
Description
Framed and glazed rectangular Roll of Honour. Decorative border, dedication written in gold ink, names are in black with first intital of forename in red or blue.
Inscription
1914-1918/ IN GRATITUDE TO ALMIGHTY/ GOD FOR THE SAFE RETURN,/ AFTER SERVICE IN THE WAR/ OF/ (Names)/ Military Nurses/ (Names)/ Mercantile Marine/ (Names)/ Rev. H. Stowell - PASTOR with the Y.M.C.A.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Askew, S
Atkinson, Harold
Atkinson, John R
Bell, Andrew B
Bell, J H
Biggam, H A
Biggam, James
Biggam, R S
Bragg, Thomas
Brown, Allen
See details for all 73 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 69
    Served and returned: 69
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 4
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 45mm, height 730mm, width 850mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 545mm, width 640mm
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Whitehaven News 2 Deember 1920 page 3d-f

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