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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
South Lakeland
Town
Allithwaite
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9026
Current location

Chapel area
east end of south aisle of church
St Mary's Church
Church Road
Allithwaite
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA11 7RD
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 38563 76778
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Battlefield cross with original GRU tag; also accompanying explanatory notice in a glazed wooden frame .
Inscription
GRU Tag-20384 H BROCKBANK Framed Explanation-THE KING’S OWN/ORIGINAL CROSS MARKING THE GRAVE OF/ISAAC HENRY BROCKBANK (KINGS OWN ROYAL REGT)/KILLED IN ACTION IN FLANDERS MARCH 1916 AND/LAID TO REST IN ARTILLERY WOOD CEMETERY, YPRES/ THIS CROSS WAS BROUGHT BACK BY HIS WIDOW/MARY/ISOBEL BROCKBANK, TO BE HUNG IN THIS HIS PARISH/CHURCH IN PERPETUITY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brockbank, Isaac Henry
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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,year died,regiment,place of death & burial,forename, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 1150mm, width 410mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 185mm, width 130mm
    Materials: Paper, Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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