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BORROWDALE WAR MEMORIAL

Detailed information for World War 1
Compiled and copyright © Michael peck 2015

There is a slate tablet with triangular top set into wall with the names in three columns on the east side of the road 100 yards from the vicarage on the B5289 at Stonethwaite. This is the Roll of Honour for Borrowdale and lists 39 names, 29 who served and returned and 10 who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Photograph copyright t © Michael peck 2015

1914-1918
THIS TABLET RECORDS THE NAMES OF THOSE OF
THIS PARISH WHO WENT FORTH TO THE GREAT WAR

ASHWORTH
N B
Served and returned
ASHWORTH
F L O R
Served and returned
BOOW
Edwin John
Private 21834. 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Whitehaven, enlisted Carlisle and resident Borrowdale, Cumberland. Buried in Dantzig Alley Cemetery, Mametz. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 8.
BOOW
R H
Served and returned
BIRD
George [Lawson]
Private 238474. 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 4th July 1917, aged 28 years. Born Borrowdale, enlisted Keswick and resident Rosthwaite, Cumberland. Son of James and Elizabeth Bird of Rosthwaite, Cumberland. Buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery. Plot I. Row D. Grave 3.
BIRD
W S
Served and returned
BIRD
E
Served and returned
BROWN
T
Served and returned
BROWN
W H
Served and returned
DARVEL
F E
Served and returned
DOVER
G
Served and returned
DOVER
John Henry
Private 23627. 11th Battalion, Border Regiment, attached 97th Trench Mortar Battery. Died of wounds 15th December 1917. Born Borrowdale, enlisted Keswick and resident Borrowdale, Cumberland. Buried in Mendingham Military Cemetery. Plot VI. Row BB. Grave 15.
EDMONDSON
John
Private 24717. 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 13th April 1918, aged 27 years. Son of John and Dinah Edmondson of Seathwaite Farm, Cumberland. Born Loweswater, enlisted Keswick and resident Seathwaite, Cumberland. No known grave. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 6.
EDMONDSON
S
Served and returned
FEIRN
E
Served and returned
GASKELL
W
Served and returned
HIND
J
Served and returned
HINDMOOR
Frank
Private 23507. 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917, aged 22 years. Son of Thomas and Ann Hindmoor of Dale Bottom, Keswick, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Keswick, resident Rosthwaite, Cumberland. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.
JENKINSON
B
Served and returned
JENKINSON
G
Served and returned
JENKINSON
F
Served and returned
JENKINSON
W
Served and returned
JENKINSON
T
Served and returned
LEYLAND
Herbert Edward
Second Lieutenant. 179th Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 17th October 1917, aged 38 years. Son of (the late) William and Sarah Leyland of The Hollows, Borrowdale, husband of Mabel Maud Leyland of Langstrath, Borrowdale, Cumberland. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery. Plot X. Row G. Grave 6.
MOUNSEY
J W
Served and returned
NICHOLSON
Wilson
Private 3731. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 16th September 1916. Born Borrowdale, enlisted Keswick and resident Borrowdale, Cumberland. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.
PLASKETT
J
Served and returned
RICHARDSON
Thomas
Private 24775. 6th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 31st March 1917, aged 31 years. Son of (the late) John and Mary Richardson of Seathwaite, Cumberland. Born Crosthwaite and enlisted Keswick, Cumberland. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXII. Row D. Grave 13.
RICHARDSON
I
Served and returned
ROBINSON
T
Served and returned
RIGG
John William
Private 20166. 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 14th July 1916, aged 27 years. Son of Mrs Agnes Rigg of Mountain View, Borrowdale, Cumberland. Born Little Langdale, enlisted Keswick and resident Borrowdale, Cumberland. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.
RIGG
T R
Served and returned
RIGG
J R
Served and returned
SLEE
M A
Served and returned
SMITH
A
Served and returned
SMITH
E
Served and returned
WILSON
Arthur Edwin
Private 18772. 6th Battalion, King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action Mesopotamia 30th April 1917. Born Grange-Over-Sands and enlisted Ulverston, Cumberland. No known grave. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Teaq. Panel 7.
WOODEND
R B
Served and returned
ZANAZZI
R
Served and returned

Last updated 27 December, 2015

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