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ALLERDALE ST JOHNS WAR MEMORIAL

Detailed information for World War 1 & 2
Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2016

The Al;l;erdal St John memorial can be found on the right hand side of the path leading to the church. It takes the form of a simply unfashioned slate stone of remembrance with am engraved inscription on the front face. The memorial was unveiled 1 November 1920. There are 10 names for World War 1 and 4 names for World War 2. Full details were published in the Cumrian newspaper The Herald 6 November 1920. Within the church is a rectangular marble tablet with incised inscription and gold and stone tesserae the nborder. It contains Names of those who served in three columns, and the names of those who died in two columns (for World War 1 only). The World War 2 Roll of Honour is held in a wooden frame and contans three arches, the fiorst and last contain names of those who served and the central arch contains the names of those who gave their lives.

Photographs copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2016

In Sacred Memory of
Those who laid down their lives
In the Great War 1914-1918

1914-1918

ROBINSON Oliver
Private 18175, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 30 July 1915. Aged 27. Born Caldbeck, enlisted Keswick, resident Thirlmere. Son of Joseph and Jane Robinson, of Thirlmere, Cumberland. Buried in PINK FARM CEMETERY, HELLES, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Grave lost. Special memorial 86.
ROBINSON Edwin
[Memorial states 21 Nov 1916. Aged 22] Private G/2697, 1/9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 20 November 1916. Aged 21. Born Keswick, enl;isted Gateshead-on-Tyne, resident Rowlands Gill, Durham. Son of Joseph and Jane Robinson, of Thirlmere, Cumberland. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section O. Plot II. Row F. Grave 2.
BRAGG John Moffat
Private 21472, 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 7 July 1916. Aged 20. Born St John's Vale, Cumberland, enlisted Keswick, Cumberland. Son of Clement and Hannah Bragg, of Bridge House, St. John's Vale, Keswick, Cumberland. Buried in WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 26.
STUART Thomas
[Memorial states Died July 4 1916. Aged 25 years] Serjeant 12941, 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 5 JUly 1916. Born and resident Threlkeld, Cumberland, enlisted Keswick. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C
GATE Daniel
[Memorial states Died Aug. ? 1917. Aged 22 years] Private 260152, 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 10 August 1917. Born Bassenthwaite. enlisted Keswick, resident Legburthwaite, Westmorland. Son of Tom Gate, of The Green, Thirlmere, Grasmere, Cumberland. Formerly 3130, Westmorland & Cumberland Yeomanry. Buried in BIRR CROSS ROADS CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row B. Grave 14.
PARK William Walker
Private 260447, 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 27 March 1918. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Keswick, resident Naddle, Keswick. Brother of Sarah Jane Park, of Brown Beck Farm, Naddle, Keswick. Formerly 315682, Westmorland & Cumberland Yeomanry. Buried in MILLENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 43.
LOWDEN John
[Memorial states Died Aug. 19 1919] Private 28144, 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 19 August 1918. Aged 22. Born Withbirn, Westmorland, enlisted Grasmere, Westmorland, resident Keswick, Cumberland. Son of Joseph Lowden, of Castle Hill, Bassenthwaite, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Formerly 3131, Westmorland & Cumberland Yeomanry. Buried in VENDRESSE BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row I. Grave 14.
DIXON Tom
Rifleman 235348 [CWGC] or 23548 [SDGW], 1/5th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died 14 October 1918. Aged 26. Born Braithwaite, Cumberland, enlisted and resident Keswick. Formerly 202581, Border Regiment. Buried in RUE-PETILLON MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX, Pas de Calais, France. Ploy I. Row E. Grave 65.
HANDFORD John
Private 201475, 2/4th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died in India 13 November 1918. Aged 32. Born Threlkeld, Cumberand, enlisted and resident Keswick. Son of Susanna Handford, of Bungalow, St. John's Vale, Keswick, Cumberland, and the late William Handford. Buried in Cherat New Cemetery, India. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 58. Commemorated on DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE), India. Face 1.
THOMPSON Willie
Corporal 201252, 2/4th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died in India 14 September 1919. Aged 24. Son of James Thompson, of Castle Rock Cottage, Thirlmere, Grasmere, Westmorland, and the late Sarah Thompson. Buried Peshawar (Right) B.C. XLV. 67. Commemorated on DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE), India. Face 1.
They shall hear the voice of the son of God and they that hear shall live
1939-1945
TANGYE Alfred
Gunner 1742990, 540 Battery, 88 Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 14 December 1941. Aged 33. Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Jane Tangye, of Threlkeld. Buried in south-east portion, south eat of the church in THRELKELD (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland.
STEPHENSON Harry
Died 20 May 1942. Aged 20. No further information currently available.
WREN Thomas aka Tom
Private 7623468, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 7 January 1943. Aged 23. Son of William and Florence Edith Wren, of Threlkeld, Cumberland. Buried in ENFIDAVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot V. Row B. Grave 10.
TAYLOR Thomas William
Private 14715526, 4th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 17 March 1945. Aged 19. Son of James and Janet Taylor, of Threlkeld, Cumberland. Burie din UDEN WAR CEMETERY, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Plot 6. Row E. Grave 7.
The Great War 1914-1919
Men Serving in the Kings Forces
ALDERSON J No further information currently
BARKER J R No further information currently
BATEY J J No further information currently
BATEY T W No further information currently
BELL D No further information currently
BENSON A No further information currently
CHAPLIN J H No further information currently
COATES J No further information currently
COPLAND J R No further information currently
CROSTHWAITE J No further information currently
DALTON J No further information currently
DAWSON H No further information currently
DAWSON R No further information currently
EASTON J No further information currently
EDWARDS W H No further information currently
GATE T M.M.
GATE Tom No further information currently
GATE S No further information currently
GREENUP P No further information currently
GREENUP R No further information currently
HACKETT T No further information currently
HACKETT W No further information currently
HADLEY J J No further information currently
HANDFORD F No further information currently
HARDING J No further information currently
HARDING H No further information currently
HARDING T B No further information currently
HARRISON S No further information currently
HODGSON W No further information currently
HOLYLAND D No further information currently
HOLYLAND T W No further information currently
IRVING I No further information currently
JOHNSTON W No further information currently
LEWTHWAITE H No further information currently
NOON L No further information currently
PAGE H No further information currently
PARKER I No further information currently
PARKER W No further information currently
PATTINSON E No further information currently
PATTINSON H No further information currently
PEARSON J H No further information currently
PEEL J No further information currently
PEEL W No further information currently
PHILLIPS J L No further information currently
RELPH C G No further information currently
RELPH J H No further information currently
RELPH W No further information currently
RIDLEY J S No further information currently
RIDLEY T M B No further information currently
ROBINSON H No further information currently
ROBINSON J H No further information currently
RYLANDS B I C.F.
SMITH A No further information currently
STANLEY J No further information currently
STANLEY J T No further information currently
STUART J No further information currently
STEPHENSON J No further information currently
TABBERER H E No further information currently
TABBERER J E No further information currently
THOMPSON Edmund No further information currently
THOMPSON Edwin No further information currently
THOMPSON J No further information currently
WALKER E No further information currently
WILSON J A No further information currently
WREN W No further information currently
THIS ROLL OF HONOUR IS GIVEN BY THE PARISHIONERS
AS AN ACT OF THANKSGIVING TO ALMIGHTY GOD
AND A COMMEMORATION OF THEIR FRIENDS
THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES
BRAGG John Moffat
See above for details
DIXON Tom
See above for details
GATE Daniel
See above for details
HANFORD John
See above for details
LOWDEN John
See above for details
PARK William Walker
See above for details
ROBINSON Edwin
See above for details
ROBINSON Oliver
See above for details
STUART Thomas
See above for details
THOMPSON Willie
See above for details
FOR HIS MERCY ENDURETH FOR EVER

1939-1945
THE MEN ABD WOMEN
OF OUR PARISH
WHO SERVED WITH
HIS MAJESTY'S fORCES

BERWICK Tom No further information currently
BEWLEY Martha No further information currently
BEWLEY Willie No further information currently
BLAYNEY Aubrey No further information currently
BOOTH Jaqmes No further information currently
BOOTH John No further information currently
BRUCE Albert No further information currently
CHAPLIN Willia No further information currently
COWARD George No further information currently
COWARD Hannah No further information currently
COWARD John No further information currently
CROSBY Stanley No further information currently
DALRYMPLE Phyllis No further information currently
DAWSON George No further information currently
DAWSON Jean No further information currently
DAWSON John No further information currently
DAWSON Ronnie No further information currently
DENWOOD Harold No further information currently
DIXON John No further information currently
DIXON Reginald No further information currently
DIXON Rosalind No further information currently
FLEMING Mary No further information currently
FLEMING Dominic No further information currently
HARDING Eric No further information currently
HARDING Norman No further information currently
HARDING Winnie No further information currently
HARRISON Frank No further information currently
HAYES Jack No further information currently
HEBSON John No further information currently
HINDMOOR Frank No further information currently
HOLYLAND Stephen No further information currently
JACKSON Wlliam No further information currently
JOHNSTONE Mary No further information currently
JOHNSTONE Tom No further information currently
LEWTHWAITE Maurice No further information currently
MACKENZIE Ian No further information currently
MOTHERSILL Fred No further information currently
NICHEL Maurice No further information currently
PORTER John No further information currently
ROBINSON George No further information currently
RYLANDS Hiliary No further information currently
RYLANDS Mary No further information currently
RYLANDS Philip No further information currently
SANDHAM Leslie No further information currently
SIRIGHTOLME George No further information currently
STANLEY Roland No further information currently
STEPHENSON Frank No further information currently
STEPHENSON John No further information currently
STEPHENSON Willie No further information currently
STRONG Mary No further information currently
STUART Florence No further information currently
SWAINSON Leslie No further information currently
SWAINSON Willie No further information currently
TANGYE Frank No further information currently
TANGYE George No further information currently
TANGYE John No further information currently
TANGYE Roger No further information currently
TAYLOR Tom No further information currently
TAYLOR William No further information currently
TWEDDLE Malcolm No further information currently
VEEVERS Vincent No further information currently
WALKER Mary No further information currently
WALKER Richard No further information currently
WALKER Stephen No further information currently
WATSON Dan No further information currently
WESTERCOTT Rendle No further information currently
WRENN Bobbie No further information currently

SACRED
TO
THE
MEMORY
OF
OUR MEN
WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR
COUNTRY
RIP

TANGYE Alfred
See above for details
TAYLOR Thomas William
See above for details
STEPHENSON Harry
See above for details
WREN Thomas aka Tom
See above for details
ST JOHNS IN THE VALE
CASTLERIGG
WITH WYTHBURN

Last updated 19 June, 2016

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