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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31 Aug 1924
    Attended by: Captain Lavelle, Captain of Whitehaven Catholic Boys Brigade
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9006
Current location

St Begh's Church
Coach Road
Whitehaven
Copeland
Cumbria
CA28 7TB
England

OS Grid Ref: NX 97540 17517
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Tablet of opus sectile tiles with oak leaf border.
Inscription
IN HONOURED REMEMBRANCE OF THE CATHOLICS OF/ WHITEHAVEN WHO FELL IN THE EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1918/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, William
Berkely, Oswald J (revd)
Berry, John
Blaney, William
Brannon, Alexander
Burney, Daniel
Burney, Daniel
Campbell, William
Cartmell, Isaac
Casson, Henry
See details for all 106 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 106
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 106
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,date of death,forename,decorations
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 45mm, height 1650mm, width 1050mm
    Materials: Opus Sectile
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 6/9/1924 page 8c

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