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KENDAL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled & Copyright © Martin Edwards and Danielle Wilson 2008

The Kendal memorial stands in Market Place, Kendal and takes the form of a serviceman atop a pedestal with laurel wreaths at each corner, there is a four-stepped base. There are 316 names for World War 1 and 168 names for World War 2. The memorial was sponsored by public subscription and unveiled by Colonel J W Weston in 1921; the sculptor was C W Coombes.
From old postcards

IN HONOUR OF THE MEN
OF
KENDAL
WHO LOYALLY SERVED IN
THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918
AND IN FOND AND GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF THOSE NAMED HEREON WHO GAVE THEIR LIVE
FOR THEIR COUNTRY
THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY THEIR FELLOW TOWNSMEN

Due to the large number of names the list of names has been split into sections - use the liniks below to find the correct page.

Last updated: 6 April, 2015

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