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COCKERMOUTH WAR MEMORIAL

Detailed information for World War 1 & 2
Compiled and copyright © Michael Peck 2009

The war memorial is to be found outside the entrance to the Fire Service Headquarters which were formerly the Railway Station. The memorial takes the form of a rectangular column surmounted by a winged figure of victory holding out a wreath. The memorial is surrounded by flower beds and a low fence. There is a relief of a wreath and burning torch on front face and a plaque was added in 1995 relating to the service held to commemorate 50th anniversary of VE day. There are 132 names listed for World War 1 and 44 names for World War 2. The architect was Mr Francis W Doyle James.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

Our glorious dead who died in the Great War 1914-1919
Let those who come after see to it that these names be not forgotten.

This plaque was unveiled to commemorate the 50th anniversary of VE/VJ Day.

They found death in the path of duty.

ALLAN

James
Private 40833. 2/4th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd October 1918, aged 23 years. Son of Mrs Sarah Allan of St Helens Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Enlisted Carlisle and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux-St Marc. III.F.15.

ALLISON

Henry Herbert
Private 35836. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 1st October 1918, aged 35 years. Son of William and Mary Allison of 29 Wordsworth Terrace, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland, enlisted Woolwich, Kent and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Bellicourt British Cemetery. VI.N.5.

ATKINSON

Walter
Private 1821. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 10th January 1916, aged 19 years. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Perth Cemetery (China Wall). I.H.33.

BARKER

Myles George
Private R4/069407. 4th Base Remount Depot, Army Service Corps. Died home 4th November 1916, aged 35 years. Husband of E H Barker of Waste Lane, St Helens Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born, enlisted and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Cockermouth Cemetery. B1.CE.63.

BARNES

John
Sapper 183475. 106th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 9th June 1917. Born, enlisted and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord). II.C.193.

BARTLE

George Henry
Lance Corporal 17553. C Company, 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 14th April 1918, aged 36 years. Son of (the late) George and Mary Bartle of Waterloo Cottages, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Husband of Margaret Jane Bartle of Castle Cottages, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery Extension. C.23A.

BARTLE

Walter
Private 241205. 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 16th August 1917, aged 21 years. Son of (the late) George and Mary Bartle of Beech Cottage, Westward, Wigton, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth (as CWGC) or Mosser (as SDGW) and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Cement House Cemetery. XIX.A.8.

BARTON

E
No further information currently available

BAXTER

John
Private 30175. 2/4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, formerly 32361 Border Regiment. Killed in action 8th August 1917, aged 19 years. Son of (the late) John and Hannah Baxter of The Croft, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery. II.B.19.

BELL

George William
Private 240126. D Company, 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 30th March, aged 22 years. Son of Elizabeth Moffatt of Saw Mill Cottages, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Crucifix Corner Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux. VII.A.17.

BIGRIGG

Jonathan
Private 20202. 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916, aged 34 years. Son of John and Mary Ann Bigrigg. Husband of Catherine Ann Bigrigg of 12 Derwent Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Hawthorn Ridge Cemetery No: 2, Auchonvillers. B.80.

BIGRIGG

Joseph
Corporal 1231. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 5th March 1916, aged 23 years. Son of Matthew and Elizabeth Bigrigg of 43 Henry Street, Workington, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth and enlisted Workington, Cumberland. Commemorated Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. VIII.D.69.

BIGRIGG

William John
Private 20201. 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action Gallipoli 21st August 1915, aged 35 years. Husband of Mary Bigrigg of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born, enlisted and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Addenda Panel.

BLACK

Stanley
Private 18237. 8th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland, enlisted Newbury, Berks and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 93 to 95.

BLACKBURN

George Stanley
Second Lieutenant. 4th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 30th October 1918, aged 29 years. Son of George and Mary Blackburn of 10 Mayo Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Cockermouth Cemetery. N.CE.01.

BRASH

E
No further information currently available

BRYNE

Isaac W
Sergeant 6808. 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 18th April 1915. Born Maryport, enlisted Carlisle, Cumberland and resident Galashiels, Scotland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 22.

BUNTING

Wedgewood
Private 32416. Royal Defence Corps, formerly 1909 Border Regiment. Died home 14th June 1918. Born Cockermouth All Saints, enlisted and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Cockermouth Cemetery. M.CE.50.

CAMPBELL

J
No further information currently available

CAPE

J
possibly John Cape. Private 241000. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 7th March 1917. Enlisted Whitehaven, Cumberland and resident Derby, Dby. Commemorated Assevillers New British Cemetery. VI.G.5.
Or
possibly John Cape. Private 20/380. 20th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 3rd June 1916, aged 29 years. Son of (the late) Henry and Jane D Cape of Wingrove Villa, Rowlands Gill, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland. Born Whitehaven, Cumberland and enlisted Newcastle on Tyne, Nth. Commemorated Albert Communal Cemetery Extension. I.F.8.

CARRUTHERS

Arthur Edward
Private 41519. 5th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died of wounds 11th April 1918, aged 19 years. Son of William and Sarah Carruthers of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. XXVI.E.19.

CARRUTHERS

Joseph
Lance Corporal 17039. 20th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 2nd February 1916, aged 25 years. Son of James and Jane Carruthers of 23 Crown Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Mayfield, Cumberland, enlisted Manchester, Lancs and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Citadel New Military Cemetery, Fricourt. V.D.17.

CHICKEN

William Percy
Lance Corporal 1563. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 10th January 1916, aged 18 years. Son of Thomas H and E Chicken of 10 Market Place, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Wigton and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Perth Cemetery (China Wall). I.J.18.

CLARK

George H
Private 1875. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 16th September 1916, aged 19 years. Son of Thomas and Jane S Clark of 48 St Helens Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Gosforth and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.

CLARK

James Johnstone
Private 241312. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Whitehaven and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 46.

CLULOW

Samuel
Private 035105. Alexandria Company, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died Egypt 29th July 1918, aged 38 years. Husband of Annie Donald Clulow of 13 South Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Brigham and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Cairo War Memorial Cemetery. O.219.

COCKBAIN

Joseph W
Private 27348. 11th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 10th July 1917, aged 35 years. Brother of John Cockbain of Stonethwaite, Borrowdale, Cumberland. Born Greystoke, enlisted and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Coxyde Military Cemetery. I.K.56.

CONWAY

John
Sergeant 3844. 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 25th December 1914, aged 36 years. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Brackenborough, Cumberland and resident Selby, Yorks. Served in South African Campaign. Commemorated Exeter Higher Cemetery. B.A.A.22.12.

HOLMES

Alfred Cooper
[Oroginal listed on CWGC and memorial as Alfred COOPER - served as COOPER] Private 10734. 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 11th March 1915, aged 19 years. Son of John Cooper Holmes and Ellen Holmes of 31 St Helen Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 19 and 20.

COOPER

Frederick William
Military Cross. Lieutenant. 105th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 17th April 1918, aged 26 years. Son of (the late) Frederick Ashley Cooper and Mrs Stanley Scott (formerly Cooper) of Bank House, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 8 and 162.

COOPER

Rowland Perkes
Private 36628. Royal West Surrey Regiment, transferred to 68496 115th Company, Labour Corps. Killed in action 23rd May 1918, aged 38 years. Son of William and Hannah Cooper of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Husband of Elizabeth Cooper of 8A St James Mansions, Muswell Hill, London. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland and enlisted Wood Green, Mdx. Commemorated Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez. VII.O.16.

DALTON

R
possibly Rowland Dalton. Corporal 17807. 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 15th November 1916, aged 30 years. Husband of Esther Dalton. Born and enlisted Workington, Cumberland. Commemorated Great Broughton Churchyard.

DAWES

Alfred
Sapper 158313. 254th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 30th October 1917, aged 23 years. Son of (the late) Tom Walker and Elizabeth Dawes of Derwent Place, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Bridekirk and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Nine Elms British Cemetery. VI.B.2.

DEMPSTER

Joseph
Private 1695. D Company, 6th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 25th May 1915, aged 35 years. Son of John and Margaret Dempster of 51 Kirkgate, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. One of 7 brothers who served. Commemorated Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord). I.F.94.

DENWOOD

Tom
Private 21538. D Company, 6th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1917, aged 23 years. Son of James and Isabella Denwood of 7 Kirkgate, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 85 to 86.

DIXON

James Ernest
Private 2662. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 24th September 1916, aged 20 years. Son of Annie and Matthew Carruthers (Step-father) of 7 Derwent Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Enlisted Whitehaven and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Etaples Military Cemetery. XI.A.14.

DODGSON

Edward Hughes
Sapper 160531. 5th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 3rd May 1918, aged 41 years. Son of (the late) Doctor and Mrs Dodgson of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Husband of Annie Dodgson of Ridgemount, Maryport, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland and enlisted Ambleside, Westmorland. Commemorated Aire Communal Cemetery. II.H.26.

DONNELLY

George
Private 1568. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 13th July 1915, aged 26 years. Son of (the late) Edward and Hannah Donnelly of Ladyman’s Yard, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth Christ Church and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated St Quentin Cabaret Military cemetery. I.D.7.

DONOGHUE

P
Unable to identify. possibly mistake and should read Peter Donickey? Private 20323. 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 19th April 1916, aged 32 years. Son of (the late) Thomas and Margaret Donickey. Born Carlisle and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.

DRUMMOND

J R
Forenames unknown. Lieutenant, Royal Air Force. 22 Squadron. Died 27th September 1918. Son of Joseph W and Margaret Drummond of 10 Ashgrove, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Drummond Cemetery, Railencourt. III.A.23.

ELAND

Skelton
Private 16680. 2nd Battalion, West Riding Regiment, formerly 6787 Dragoons. Killed in action 1st July 1916, aged 20 years. Son of (the late) John and Mary Jane Eland of 18 Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Lorton and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Serre Road Cemetery No: 2. II.B.4.

ELLIOTT

Henry
Lance Corporal 19923. 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 14th July 1916. Born Cockermouth and enlisted Whitehaven, Cumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.

ELLWOOD

Thomas Holliday
Private 260681. 7th Battalion, Border Regiment, formerly 315637 Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry. Killed in action 18th September 1918, aged 29 years. Son of John and Elizabeth Ellwood of Papcastle, Cumberland. Born Bridekirk, enlisted Penrith and resident Papcastle, Cumberland. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 6.

FEARON-BROWN

Howard Iveson
Sergeant 47829. A Company, 31st Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died Salonika 8th November 1915, aged 31 years. Son of (the late) Richard and Jane Fearon-Brown of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland, enlisted Bury, Lancs and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Doiran Memorial.

FLETCHER

Walter [Bell]
Private 445, 14th Battalion, Austtralian Infantry, A.I.F. Killed in action 5 May 1915 at Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey. Aged 37. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland. Son of James and Isabella Fletcher; husband of Margaret Bryce Fletcher, of 137, Cochrane St., Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia. Contractor by trade, originally a carpenter. Emigrated aged 31. Had previously served with 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Border Regiment (Cockermouth). Birth registered in the April to June Quarter 1879 in the Cockermouth Registration District, Cumberland. In the 1901 census he was aged 21, son of James and Isabella Fletcher, a Draper's Assistant, born Cockermouth, resident 1, Fletcher Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. No known grave. Commemorated on LONE PINE MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 41. Australian Roll of Honour details.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

FLETCHER, WALTER BELL, Private, No. 445, 4th Platoon Coy.. 14th Battn. 4th Infantry Brigade, Australian Imperial Force, s. of James Fletcher, of 2, Fletcher Street, Cockermouth, by his wife. Isabella, dau. of John (and Elizabeth) Atkins; b. Cockermouth, co. Cumberland, 11 April, 1879; educ. Board School, Cockermouth, afterwards joining the Cockermouth Volunteers when 18 years of age. He went to Australia in 1911, and settled at Traralgon, Victoria, and on the outbreak of war he joined the Commonwealth Expeditionary Force ; left for Egypt with the main force, and was killed in action at the Dardanelles, 5 May, 1915. He had been 10 days in the trenches at Gaba Tepe, and was shot by a sniper when going for water. He m. in Edinburgh 15 years ago, (—) (Ethel Street, Lock Park, Traralgon, Victoria, Australia). dau. of John Walker, of Portobello, and had three sons and two days. : James, b. 1902 ; John William, b. 1906 ; Walter, b. 1908 ; Winifred, b. 1904 ; and Emily Isabel, b. 1913.

GANDY

James Vivian
Private M2/130610. Army Service Corps. Died home 5th November 1918. Son of Mrs Mary Bryden of 14 Oxford Street, Workington, Cumberland. Born Workington, Cumberland, enlisted Coventry, Warwicks and resident Workington, Cumberland. Commemorated Workington (Harrington Road) Cemetery. 12.B.21.

GRAHAM

Thomas W
Lance Corporal 240019. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917, aged 28 years. Husband of Georgina Graham of Riverside, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Bridekirk and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 6.

GREEN

H W
Military Cross on memorial but unable to identify and no further information currently.

GREEN

Joseph Edward
Private 21722. 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 20th July 1916, aged 34 years. Husband of Jane Maddison (formerly Green) of Purley, Berks. Born Bridekirk, enlisted and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 4A and 4D.

GRISDALE

Thomas
Private 241134. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918, aged 21 years. Son of Solomon and Harriet Grisdale of 2 The Laurels, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Matterdale and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 46.

HARRISON

James
Lance Corporal 13022. 6th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action Gallipoli 9th August 1915, aged 20 years. Son of (the late) James and Ann Harrison of Great Broughton, Cumberland. Born Denver, USA, enlisted Aspatria and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 119 to 125 or 222 to 223.

HARRISON

John
Private 51486. 7th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 39634 Border Regiment. Killed in action 18th September 1918. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Carlisle and resident Bullgill, Cumberland. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 4.

HETHERINGTON

Dixon
Private 2606. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1915, aged 19 years. Son of William and M A Hetherington of Horsman Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Enlisted Whitehaven and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension. II.F.22.

HETHERINGTON

Joseph
Private 1678. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 25th May 1915. Born West Newton and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord). I.F.65.

HETHERINGTON

J C
One J C Hetherington only identified. possibly J C Hetherington (forenames unknown). Private 527053. Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 12th March 1919. Commemorated Ilford Cemetery. Screen Wall. 142.

HETHERINGTON

William Park
Private 20181. 6th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 27th September 1916, aged 23 years. Son of W and M A Hetherington of Horsman Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Workington and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.

HINDE

B L
No B L Hinde identified. possibly Bertie Hinde. Company Sergeant Major 5480. 1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Killed in action Gallipoli 1st May 1915. Enlisted Carlisle, Cumberland. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 185 to 190.

HODGSON

Lancelot
Private 20868. 6th Battalion, King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action Mesopotamia 30th April 1917. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland and enlisted Wigan, Lancs. Commemorated Basra Memorial. Panel 7.

HOGARTH

Richard
Private 1696. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 16th June 1915, aged 20 years. Son of Richard and Jane Hogarth of 73 Kirkgate, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth Christ Church and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 35.

HOLMES

Edward
Stoker 2nd Class 121714, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Monmouth’. Died 1st November 1914, aged 21 years. Son of William and Mary Ellen Holmes of 18 Derwent Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Plymouth Naval Memorial. 3.

HUDDLESTON

Emmanuel
Private 290729. 4th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, formerly 42563 Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 20th September 1917. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 102 to 104.

HUNTER

John
Private 26954. Depot, Border Regiment. Died home 28th January 1918, aged 33 years. Husband of Mary Jane Hunter of Allison Court, Horsman Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Carlisle and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorate Cockermouth Cemetery. C1.CE.37.

ILLINGWORTH

Bruce Garnet
Private 20237. 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 18th September 1916, aged 19 years. Son of William Gibb Illingworth of Embleton, Cumberland. Born Penrith, enlisted and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 8c, 9A, 16A.

IRVING

John
Corporal 240815. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917, aged 22 years. Adopted son of G and I Lister. Husband of Mary Irving of Diamond Cottage, Little Broughton, Cumberland. Enlisted Whitehaven and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Wancourt British Cemetery. I.A.16.

IRVING

Joseph
possibly Private 3352. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 16th September 1916, aged 20 years. Son of (the late) Joseph and Annie Irving of Banks Yard, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Worsby (?), enlisted and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.
Or
possibly Private 1434. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 8th August 1915, aged 26 years. Son of James and Mary Jane Irving of Broughton Moor, Cumberland. Husband of Florence Ann Bowness (formerly Irving) of 21 Nelson Square, Castlecroft, Egremont, Cumberland. Commemorated La Chapelle D’Armenieres Communal Cemetery. H.5.

IRVING

William
Private 1677. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 1st October 1916. Born Cockermouth Christ Church, enlisted Workington and resident Maryport, Cumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.

JACKSON

H
possibly Henry Jackson. Private 19549. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 23rd May 1918, aged 27 years. Son of (the late) William and Elizabeth Jackson of Crab Stack, King’s Meaburn, Westmorland. Born Appleby, Westmorland, enlisted Penrith and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Berles New Military Cemetery. II.A.2.
Or
possibly
Henry Jackson. Private 203326. 7th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Killed in action 1st October 1918. Son of Mr W Jackson of Carlisle, Cumberland. Born Carlisle and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Dadizeele New British Cemetery. II.A.2.
Or
possibly
Hubert Jackson. Private 3346. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 16th September 1916, aged 20 years. Son of John and Mary Ann Jackson of 14 Crown Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth and enlisted Whitehaven, Cumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.

JACKSON

James
Private 241436. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918, aged 38 years. Son of (the late) James and Elizabeth Jackson of Kirkgate, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 46.

JACKSON

J J
No further information currently available.

JACKSON

L
No further information currently available.

JAMIESON

N
No further information currently available.

JENNINGS

Isaac Gaitskell
Second Lieutenant. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 21st March 1918, aged 26 years. Son of (the late) Joseph Henry and Ann Jennings of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 46.

KELLY

Joseph William
Corporal 1662. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 30th September 1916. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz. I.G.45.

KIDD

Arthur James
Private 624534. 27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment). Born 8th April 1877 and died 3rd May 1917. Son of (the late) Alexander and Helen Adamson Kidd. Brother of Miss H E Kidd of Castlegate, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Vimy Memorial.

KIRKBRIDE

Wilfred G
Private 203139. B Company, 6th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, formerly 1670 West Riding Regiment. Killed in action 1st October1918, aged 21 years. Son of James and Esther Kirkbride of 39 Hope Street, Halifax, Yorks. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland and enlisted Halifax, Yorks. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 9.

LECK

Joseph William
Private 15354. 11th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 14th July 1916. Born Threlkeld, enlisted Kendal, Westmorland and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated St Sever Cemetery, Rouen. A.29.9.

LISTER

Albert
Private 22197. 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, formerly 4999 Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 18th August 1916. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland and enlisted Manchester, Lancs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 11A.

MacKAY

John
Second Lieutenant, "D" Company, 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 23rd April 1917. Aged 27. Son of John and Jane Mackay, of The Nursery Gardens, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated in London Cemetery, Neuville-Vitasse, Pas de Calais, France. Wancourt Road Cemetery No. 2 Memorial, Panel 2.

MARSDEN

Thomas
Private 1830. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 26th May 1916. Born Workington St Michael and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord). I.A.23.

MARSH

Robert
Private 243803. 12th Battalion, King’s (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 21st January 1918, aged 28 years. Son of (the late) Mrs Rebecca Rhodes. Husband of Margaret Ann Marsh of Wide Yard, St Helens Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born York, Yorks, enlisted and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 31 to 34 and 162 and 162A and 163A.

MARTIN

Harold
Private 66. Army Cyclist Corps, formerly 1439 Border Regiment. Killed in action 28th September 1916, aged 22 years. Son of (the late) Robert and Jane Martin of Kirkgate, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras. I.G.25.

McCUE

John
Private 10059. B Company, 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 24th October 1914, aged 21 years. Son of James and Ellen McCue of 50 Albert Street, Glasgow, Scotland. Born Cockermouth and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Tyne Cot Cemetery. LXV.H.5.

McMASTER

Kenneth Smith
Private 52920. 8th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 7th November 1918. Enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Caudry British Cemetery. I.A.11.

McMASTER

Norman
Private 240047. 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 18th September 1918, aged 28 years. Son of Robert and Martha Jane McMaster of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Gauche Wood Cemetery, Villers-Guislain. 41.

MILLER

Alfred
Private 34992. 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 29th March 1918, aged 22 years. Son of James and Jane Ann Miller of Derby Villas, South Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Patterdale, enlisted Whitehaven and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 6.

MILLER

G
possibly George Miller. Private 4572. 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 18th December 1914, aged 21 years. Son of (the late) George and Mary Miller of 233 Harrington Road, Workington, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Workington, Cumberland. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial. Panel 6.

MORRIS

Daniel
Private 1815. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 30th September 1916, aged 24 years. Son of Daniel and Rebecca Morris of 37 Derwent Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth Christ Church and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont. V.J.17.

MOSCROP

Clark
Lance Corporal 71908. 9th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 191 Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 5th June 1917, aged 33 years. Son of (the late) Richard and Grace Moscrop of 12 New Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Brother of Robert Moscrop. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Westminster, London and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 10.

MOSCROP

Robert
Private 153261. 43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment). Born 24th July 1879 and died 26th April 1916. Son of (the late) Richard and Grace Moscrop of New Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Brother of Clark Moscrop. Born Tallentire, Cumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 24-26-28-30.

MOSSOP

Joseph William
Lance Sergeant STK/1065. 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 15th July 1915. Born Workington, Cumberland, enlisted London (place unspecified) and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boiselle. III.H.14.

MULLEN

Thomas
Private 28099. 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 6.

NETTLETON

Sidney
Corporal 14337. 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 12th November 1918, aged 30 years. Son of Thomas William and Hannah Nettleton of Cockermouth, husband of Edith Mary Nettleton of 10 West Street, Kendal, Westmorland. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland, enlisted and resident Kendal, Westmorland. Commemorated Caudry British Cemetery. I.C.12.

NEWTON

E
Ernest John Newton on CWGC/Ernest George Newton on SDGW. Private M2/031893. N Siege Park, Army Service Corps attached XIII Corps Heavy Artillery. Killed in action 8th October 1918, aged 25 years. Son of John and Jane Newton of Scarwell House, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland, enlisted London (place unspecified) and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Beaurevoir British Cemetery. B.38.

NEWTON

G H
possibly George Henry Newton. Private 10900. 8th Battalion, West Riding Regiment. Died of wounds 23rd September 1916, aged 26 years. Son of (the late) Tom and Jane Newton of 19A Bowling Old Lane, West Bowling, Bradford, Yorks. Born Workington, Cumberland, enlisted Halifax and resident Bradford, Yorks. Commemorated Etaples Military Cemetery. XVI.C.1A.

NICHOLSON

George William
Private 17908. 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 30th March 1918, aged 21 years. Son George and Lily Nicholson of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Embleton and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Douchy-Les-Ayette British Cemetery. III.A.22.

O’HARE

William James
Private 18156. 7th Battalion, King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died of wounds 8th July 1916. Born Workington St Michael and enlisted Workington, Cumberland. Commemorated Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension. III.C.5.

PAGEN

Wilfrid Robert
Captain. Royal Army Medical Corps attached 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. Died 7th October 1916, aged 41 years. Husband of Winifred Pagen of 9 Corkickle, Whitehaven, Cumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 4C.

PEARSON

D
Daniel Pearson-Parker on records. Private 15348. 318th Protection Company, Royal Defence Corps, formerly 47 Border Regiment. Died home 23rd June 1917, aged 52 Years. Son of Joseph and Betsy Pearson-Parker. Husband of Janet Pearson-Parker of 11 Market Place, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Father of Horace Pearson-Parker. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Penrith and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Cockermouth Cemetery. O.CE.01.

PEARSON

H
[Horace Pearson-Parker on records.] Private 260641. 7th Battalion, Border Regiment, formerly 315149 Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry. Killed in action 12th October 1917, aged 24 years. Son of (the late) Daniel and Janet Pearson-Parker of 11 Market Place, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 85 to 86.

PATTINSON

William Graham
Lieutenant. 76th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 25th April 1917, aged 28 years. Son of John and Martha Pattinson of Rose Bank, Papcastle, Cumberland. Commemorated Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt. I.D.23.

ROBINSON

Palmer
Private 39132. A Company, 2/7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, formerly 44252 Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds home 14th March 1918, aged 19 years. Son of John William and Catherine Robinson of 1 Fern Bank, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Cockermouth Cemetery. E.NC.736.

ROUTLEDGE

Joseph Lamb
Private 11754. 16th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 2nd July 1916. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland, enlisted Salford and resident Eccles, Lancs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 3C and 3D.

SCOTT

Christopher Reuben
Lance Corporal 241402. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 24th April 1917. Born Cockermouth and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 6.

SERGINSON

W
possibly William Edward Serginson or Sarginson (entered under both spellings in SDGW/Sarginson in CWGC). Gunner 73997. 88th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 29th September 1918. Enlisted Maryport and resident Flimby, Cumberland. Commemorated Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension. III.I.11.

SIM

C H
No C H Sim identified. possibly mistake and should read Charles Needham Sims. Lance Corporal 20432. 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, formerly 24064 Border Regiment. Killed in action Mesopotamia 25th November 1918, aged 30 years. Son of (the late) Edward and Elizabeth Sims of ‘Greystone’, Blackwell Road, Carlisle, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Carlisle, resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Basra Memorial. Panel 35 and 64.

SIMM

William
Private 30675. 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 28th June 1918, aged 19 years. Son of (the late) John and Elizabeth Simm of 10 Market Row, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Enlisted Carlisle and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Aval Wood Military Cemetery, Vieux-Berquin. I.D.7.

SIMPSON

James Birchall
Private 13914. 11th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916, aged 22 years. Son of (the late) Margaret Ann Elliott (formerly Simpson) of 34 Dora Crescent, Workington, Cumberland and N Elliott (Stepfather). Born Cockermouth, enlisted Workington, Cumberland, and resident Stenkstroom, South Africa. Commemorated Serre Road Cemetery No: 2. XXVI.E.3.

SLATER

Gilbert
Private 235362. D Company, 16th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, formerly 24676 Border Regiment. Died of wounds 7th October 1917, aged 19 years. Son of Thomas and Fanny Slater of Kirkgate, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Lomyleigh (?) and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension. V.A.15.

SLOAN

Peter
Private 29718. 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, formerly 2838 Border Regiment. Died of wounds 26th March 1917. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Whitehaven and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. O.VIII.K.9.

SMITH

Joseph
Corporal 240337. 11th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 25th July 1918, aged 22 years. Son of William and Elizabeth Smith of 22 Derwent Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated St Riquier British Cemetery. B.12.

SMITH

Robert
Lance Corporal 15065. 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 20th December 1915, aged 23 years. Son of John Smith of 8 New Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Lancashire Cottage Cemetery. II.C.10.

SMITH

Thomas Stanley
Wireless Operator, Mercantile Marine. SS ‘Lorle’ (West Hartlepool). Died 11th June 1918, aged 19 years. Son of John and Sarah Smith (nee Tunstall) of 37 Stoker Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Tower Hill Memorial.

STAMPER

James McMillan
Private 5558. 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Died of wounds 4th December 1914. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Workington and resident Harrington, Cumberland. Commemorated Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. III.B.54.

STARKIE

William
Private 62912. 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 14th June 1918, aged 18 years. Son of (the late) Francis W Starkie and Mrs Ellen Ellen Mavir (formerly Starkie) of 33 Sullart Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Workington and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 32 to 34.

STRICKLAND

Thomas Ullock
Private 69787. 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 21st March 1918, aged 19 years. Son of George and Ada Strickland of Lye House, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Enlisted Carlisle and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 19 to 21.

STUDHOLME

Thomas
Private 26955. 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 20th March 1918, aged 28 years. Son of (the late) John and Martha Ellen Studholme of Cockermouth, husband of Grace Ellen Studholme of Wood Hall Lodge, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Oxford Road Cemetery. V.G.24.

SUART

Thomas
Private 240285. 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 16th June 1917. Born Cockermouth and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Westhof Farm Cemetery. II.C.4.

SWANSTON

John James
Private 2246. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 26th May 1915. Enlisted Workington, Cumberland and resident Otterburn, Northumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 35.

TAYLOR

Joseph
Private G/31758. 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, formerly 10/25383 Border Regiment. Killed in action 21st September 1918. Born Penrith and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Unicorn Cemetery, Vend’huile. I.C.4.

THOMPSON

Benjamin
Private 75219. 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds 22nd August 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Henry and Matilda Thompson of Christ Church Terrace, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born, enlisted and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt. V.A.2.

THOMPSON

Joseph
Company Sergeant Major 9415. 6th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action Gallipoli 9th August 1915. Born Cockermouth and enlisted Cockermouth, resident Maryport, Cumberland. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 119 to 125 or 222 and 223.

THWAITE

Frank Hutchinson
Private 1973. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 16th September 1916. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Workington and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.

TIFFIN

Joseph
Private 15820. 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died home 22nd February 1915, aged 28 years. Son of William N Tiffin of 6 Derwent Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Whitehaven and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Salisbury (Devises Road) Cemetery. 3.485.

TRACEY

James
Private 1440. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 9th August 1915, aged 24 years. Son of William and Mary Ann Tracey of Waterloo Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Brigham and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated La Chapelle D’Armentieres Communal Cemetery. H.4.

WAITE

Daniel Boyes
Private 50802. 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 20th October 1918, aged 19 years. Son of James and Isabella Waite of 15 Cocker Lane, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Carlisle and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Amerval Communal Cemetery Extension, Solesmes. A.22.

WALSH

Stanley
Private 240187. 6th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 9th October 1917, aged 20 years. Son of Thomas J and A Walsh 0f 146 Manor Street, Belfast, Ireland. Born Brestbrook, Ireland, enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland and resident Belfast, Ireland. Commemorated Dozinghem Military Cemetery. VIII.I.20.

WELSH

Nicholas
Private 7075. B Company, 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 16th May 1915, aged 32 years. Son of (the late) Mark and Elizabeth Welsh. Husband of Isabella Welsh of Green Gill, Gilcrux, Maryport, Cumberland. Born Maryport, enlisted Cockermouth and resident Bullgill, Cumberland. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 19 and 20.

WILKINSON

Daniel
Private 40429. 5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 3rd September 1917, aged 18 years. Son of Elizabeth Clarke of 3 Stoney Beek, Broughton Cross, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth, enlisted Workington and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Aeroplane Cemetery. I.B.10.

WINTHROPE

James
Private 25385. 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 18th September 1918, aged 35 years. Son of Charlie and Elizabeth Winthrope. Husband of E J Winthrope of Railway Terrace, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Lorton and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 6.

WISE

James
Gunner 244451. X Trench Mortar Battery, 62nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 29th July 1918, aged 37 years. Husband of Elizabeth Wise of 15 Sullart Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born and enlisted Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille. XVI.D.21.

WORDSWORTH

Edward
Private S/2619. 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died of wounds 9th September 1916, aged 31 years. Son of Robert and Betsy Wordsworth of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland, enlisted Motherwell, Scotland and resident Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension. Plot 2. Row C. Grave 67.

WREN

Robert James
Corporal 1679. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 16th September 1916. Born Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.
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APPLETON

Adolphus
Private 3597122. 10th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died 31st October 1944, aged 34 years. Son of Robert and Margaret May Appleton of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Mierlo War Cemetery. VII.D.11.

BEATTIE

Jack
Stoker 1st Class P/KX525482, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Rotherham’. Died 6th March 1946, aged 22 years. Son of John Robert and Mary Alice Beattie of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Husband of Peggy Patricia Beattie of Middleton, Leeds, Yorks. Commemorated Cockermouth Cemetery. Sec 2. Row A. Grave 11.

BELL

P
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BEWLEY

John
Fusilier 3459665. 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 9th January 1943, aged 32 years. Son of Thomas and Sarah Jane Bewley of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Rangoon Memorial. Face 9.

BIGRIGG

Thomas
Sergeant 3596534. 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died 14th June 1942, aged 38 years. Son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Bigrigg. Foster son and nephew of Martha A Burns of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Alamein Memorial. Col 61.

BRYNE

Thomas
Private 14658416. 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died 19th August 1944, aged 21 years. Son of Thomas and Margaret Bryne of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Banneville-La-Campagne Cemetery. IV.C.21.

CHARLTON

J F
possibly James Ferguson Charlton. Flight Sergeant (Navigator) 1512529, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 8th March 1945, aged 24 years. Son of James Arthur and Maria Charlton. Husband of Hilda Charlton of Denton, Lancs. Commemorated Becklingen War Cemetery. 26.A.3.

COLLINS

K N
possibly Kenneth Norman Collins. Private 3599784. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 14th June 1941, aged 20 years. Commemorated Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery. IA.C.11.

COTTIER

[James] William
Leading Aircraftman 1685613, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 1st June 1944. Aged 21. Son of James William and Florence Cottier, of Cockermouth, Cumberland, England. Buried in Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery, Manitoba, Canada. Military Section, Lot 1975.

COULTHARD

James
Captain 251627. Border Regiment attached 1st Battalion, King’s (Liverpool Regiment). Died 28th March 1944, aged 34 years. Son of John and Ellen Coulthard. Husband of Hilda Coulthard of Egremont, Cumberland. Commemorated Taukkyan War Cemetery. 7.F.23.

DICKSON

Kathleen Mary
Corporal 428865, Women’s Auxiliary Air Force. Died 14th February 1943, aged 20 years. Daughter of Gordon H and Mary Dickson of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Cockermouth Cemetery. Sec E. Grave 638.

FORSYTH

W
No further information currently available

FOSTER

John Skelton
Fusilier 3599781. 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 16th September 1944, aged 22 years. Son of Thomas and Jane Agnes Foster of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Coriano Ridge War Cemetery. XVII.M.9.

GARNER

R
No further information currently available

GRAHAM

Vickers
Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1025312, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 29th August 1943, aged 23 years. Son of John George and Ethel Graham of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Cockermouth Cemetery. Sec 2. Row A. Grave 8.

HANNAH

William
Distinguished Flying Cross. Flying Officer 155897, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 97 Squadron. Died 21st July 1944, aged 24 years. Son of Joseph and Mary Isabella Hannah of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Runnymede Memorial. Panel 206.

HIND

John Leonard
Private 3598082. 5th Battalion, Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment. Died between 3rd and 4th September 1942, aged 21 years. Son of Mr and Mrs F D Hind of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Alamein Memorial. Col 66.

HUNTER

J
No further information currently available

JOHNSTON

James
Leading Aircraftman 331028, Royal Air Force. Died 16th January 1941, aged 40 years. Son of John W and Margaret Jane Johnston. Husband of Betsy Johnston of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Cockermouth Cemetery. Sec 8. Grave 60.

JONES

H
No further information currently available

LUCHINI

Frank
Driver T/246238. Royal Army Service Corps, attached 80 Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 7th January 1943, aged 35 years. Husband of Sarah Luchini of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Brookwood Memorial. Panel 16. Col 3.

MAVIR

John Tracey
Able Seaman C/SSX20465, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Veteran’. Died 26th September 1942. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 55.2.

McAVOY

William
Driver T/3599783. Royal Army Service Corps. Died 28th March 1946, aged 27 years. Son of John and Isabella McAvoy. Husband of Ruby McAvoy. Commemorated Munster Heath War cemetery. 2.A.17.

McMASTER

Norman Tolson
Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1028939, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 103 Squadron. Died 5th October 1942, aged 32 years. Son of Robert and Esther Harkness McMaster. Husband of Kathleen McMaster of Southport, Lancs. Commemorated Heverlee War Cemetery. 3.D.10.

MOFFATT

James
Trooper 3715524. 8th King’s Royal Irish Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 19th August 1944, aged 29 years. Son of Robert Wilson and Lillian Moffat of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery. III.F.11.

MORGAN

James Rydiard
Private 3601541. 5th Battalion, Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders. Died 21st February 1945, aged 25 years. Son of George Henry and Elizabeth Wilkinson Morgan of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Mook War Cemetery. I.B.17.

NORMAN

W
possibly Walter Norman. Lance Corporal 3594101. 4th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 24th May 1940, aged 31 years. Son of Joseph William and Margaret Norman. Husband of Daisy Johanna Norman of Gosport, Hants. Commemorated Ailly-Sur-Somme Communal Cemetery. Grave 4.

PAPE

Donald Frank Palmer
Sergeant 1575142, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 104 Squadron. Died 25th August 1943, aged 26 years. Son of Robert William and Dinah Pape of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Husband of Rhoda Pape. Commemorated Alamein Memorial. Column 271.

PARK

S T
possibly Stanley Thompson Park. Lieutenant 72565. Border Regiment. Died 3rd June 1947, aged 29 years. Son of Mr and Mrs William Thomas Park. Husband of Nancy Lena Park of Carlisle, Cumberland. Commemorated Wreay (St Mary) Church Cemetery, St Cuthberts Without.

PEARSON

J
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REID

[J] George
Private 3595908, 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 21 May 1940, aged 27. Son of Walter and Amy Reid, of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery, Nord, France. Plot 2 Row 6 Grave 10.

RIDDLE

Alfred
Private 3599606. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 1st June 1940, aged 19 years. Son of Robert and Mary Ann Riddle of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Warhem Communal Cemetery. Row A. Grave 11.

SANDERSON

F
No further information currently available

SKILLEN

Matthew
Private 3593602. 5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 1st June 1940, aged 34 years. Commemorated Pihen-Les-Guines War Cemetery. 2.A.8.

SMITH

G B
possibly George Bartle Smith. Sergeant 563381, Royal Air Force. 211 Squadron. Died 23rd July 1940, aged 26 years. Son of George F and M D Smith of Keswick, Cumberland. Commemorated Alamein Memorial. Col 240.

STARKIE

J
possibly John Starkie. Corporal 3599612. 43rd Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 24th June 1944, aged 22 years. Commemorated Bayeux Memorial. Panel 3.

TIFFEN

L
No L Tiffen identified. possibly Lawrence Tiffin. Engine Room Artificer 4th Class C/MX77484, Royal Navy. HM Submarine ‘Unbeaten’. Died 11th November 1942, aged 23 years. Son of William and Isobel Tiffin. Husband of Gladys Tiffin of Lewisham, London. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 60.2.

TURRELL

John Henry
Driver T/187628. Royal Army Service Corps. Died 7th August 1943, aged 32 years. Son of John and Margaret Turrell. Husband of Elsie Turrell of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery. B3.B.9.

WEAVER

Clement Reginald
Distinguished Service Medal. Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. HM Trawler ‘Gairsay’. Died 3rd August 1944, aged 31 years. Son of Robert Thomas and Eleanor Weaver. Husband of Catherine Alice Weaver. Commemorated Lowestoft Naval Memorial. Panel 13. Col 3.

WHITHAM

John Hefford
Rifleman 3599620. 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 31st October 1944, aged 25 years. Son of Thomas H and Jane E Whitham of Cockermouth, husband of Nanie Whitham of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Maarheeze (Sterksel Monastery) Cemetery. Row A. Grave 20.

WISE

L
possibly Leslie Wise. Private 3599490. 4th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 23rd May 1940, aged 22 years. Commemorated Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension. VI.A.6.

WISE

William Cecil
Aircraftman 1st Class 1682106, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 13th October 1945, aged 22 years. Son of William Grigg and Sarah Wise of Cockermouth, Cumberland. Commemorated Cockermouth Cemetery. Sec 2. Row A. Grave 10.

YOUNG

E J
No further information currently available

ZANINETTI

Albert
Private 13038426. Pioneer Corps. Died 23rd December 1940, aged 23 years. Son of Frank and Sarah Zaninetti of Flimby, Cumberland. Commemorated Cockermouth Cemetery. Sec 2. Row A. Grave 9.

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