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BARTON WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled & Copyright © Gill Cannell and Andy Dishman 2019

Located at St Michael’s Church, Barton, Eden, Cumbria. The memorial is in the form of a lychgate of oak with names inscribed on two panels and the dedication on the front face. Maker, J.H. Martindale, FRIBA, E. Bardgett, Mr Abbot; wood carving carried out by Mr Fred Dixon under Mr Bardgett; dedicated 20 November 1920; attended by Bishop of Carlisle. (Includes the dead of the parishes of Barton, Tirril, Pooley Bridge, Sockbridge, Yanwath and Eamont Bridge).
Photograph Copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2019

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THE RESURRECTION
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LIFE
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND TO PERPETUATE THE NAMES OF THOSE PARISH WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE 1914-18 THIS GATE IS ERECTED.

BELL Hertbert White
Private 4/9435, 1st Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action at Hooge, 10 May 1915. Aged 26. Born and resident Penrith, Cumberland, enlisted Stirling. Son of Robert Bell, of Eamont Bridge, Penrith, Cumberland. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Eamont, Westmorland. a Plsterer Builder, son of Robert and Janet Bell, resident Old Mansion Eamont Bridge Near Penrith, Westmorland. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 42 and 44.
BERRY Frank
Private 260137, 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action at Ypres, 22 July 1917. Aged 22. Born Troutbeck, Westmorland. Son of Richard Berry, of Skirsgill, Penrith, Cumberland. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Westmorland, son of Richard Berry, resident Grotto, Yanwath and Eamont Bridge, West Ward, Westmorland. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Barton, a Cowman on farm, seravnt to William Harrington, of Long Ashes Farm, Penrith, Cumberland. Enlisted 19 October 1914, aged 20 years, at Penrith. Formerly a Farm Labourer. Religious denomination Church of England. Height 5 feet 7 inches, weight 145 lbs, chest 38 inches, dark complexion, greyish brown eyes, brown hair. Embarked Folkestone 17 June 1917, disembarked Folkestone 17 June 1917, joined brigade at Etaples 18 June 1917, joined unit in field 5 July 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35.
BERRY Richard
Private 5055, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action in the Dardanelles, 19 August 1915. Born and resident Yanwath, Cumberland, enlisted Carlisle. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Westmorland, son of Sarah Berry, resident Yanwath, Yanwath and Eamont Bridge, West Ward, Westmorland. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, born Yanwath, Westmorland, an Assistant Cowman, servant of Christopher Bird of Yanwath Hall, Yanwath Near Penrith, Brougham, Westmorland. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 120 to 126 or 222 and 223.
BIRKETT James [William]
[Listed on memorial as Lance Corporal] Private 52857, 20th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action at Zellebeke, 26 October 1917. Enlisted Penrith, Cumberland. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 120 to 124.
BRANTHWAITE James Simson
Private 356578, 1st/10th (Liverpool Scottish) Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died from gunshot wounds to both legs at 3pm at 3rd Candian Casualty Clearing Station, 2 August 1917. Aged 28. Born Glasgow, lanark, resident Tirril, penrith, enlisted Liverpool. Baptised 15 April 1889 in James Simson, som of William and Elizabeth Branthwaite. Son of William and Elizabeth Branthwaite, of Tirril, Westmorland; husband of Elizabeth E. (nee MacDonald) Branthwaite, of 124, Weaste Lane, Eccles Old Rd., Pendleton, Manchester., married 1915 In Salford Registration District, Lancashire. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XVI. Row J. Grave 19.
CASS Joseph William

Trooper (Private) 2467, Household Battalion. Killed in action at Cambrai, 8 November 1917. Aged 31. Born Kirby Stephen, enlisted Warrington. Baptised at Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland 29 October 1886, son of Joseph and Mary cass, resident Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland. Son of Joseph and Mary Cass, of Lowther Lodge, Eamont Bridge, Penrith, Cumberland. In the 1891 census he was aged 4, born Clifton, Westmorland, a scholar, son of Joseph M and Mary cass, resident Park View, Clifton, West Ward, Westmorland,. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, a Printer's Assistant, son of Joseph and Mary Cass, resident New Lodge E B, Yanwath and Eamont Bridge, West Ward, Westmorland. In the 1911 census he was aged 24, born Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, a Compositor, boarding at 49 Witt Road, Widnes, Lancashire & Cheshire. Buried in WINDMILL BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 15.

PARRY Donald George de Courcy
[Transcribed as D G DE COURCY] Lieutenant (Acting Major), "D" Battery, 78th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action at Senlis, 5 April 1918. Aged 21. Born 11 July 1896. Son of Charles De Courcy Parry and Gwendoline Mary Parry, of Barton House, Pooley Bridge, Westmorland. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Risca, Monmouthshire, son of Charles de Courcy and Gwen Mary Parry, resident 8, Dunsford Place, Bath. Admitted to Charney Hill School, Grange-Over-Sands, Lancashire September 1907, resident Barco Hill, Penrith, left July 1910. Also attended Repton, Gould's. Buried in VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row L. Grave 22.
DIXON Edmund
Private 15188, 3rd Battalion, Coldsteam Guards. Killed in action on the Somme, 15 September 1916. Born Penrith, Cumberland, enlisted Birmingham. In the 1891 census he was aged 8, born Penrith, a scholar, son of James and Hannah Dixon, resident Hazel Bank, Yanwath & Eamont Bridge, West Ward, Westmorland. IN the 1901 census he was aged 18, born Penrith, a General Farm Servant, son of James and Hannah Dixon, resident Greenkiln, Tirril, Sockbridge and Tirril, West Ward, Westmorland. In the 1911 census he was aged 26, born Penrith, Cumberland, a Platelayer, aged 26, a boarder with Alfred Brain, at 34 Medina Road, Yardley, Worcestershire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 D and 8 D.
HINDSON Albert
[Date of death on memorial 22 October 1918] Private 253939, 1st/6th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action at Cambrai, 20 October 1918. Aged 29. Born and resident Penrith, Westmorland, enlisted Greenock, Renfrewshire. Son of Jane Hindson, of Eamont Bridge, Penrith, and the late Edward Hindson. In the 1891 census he was aged 2, born Cumberland, son of Edward and Jane Hindson, resident Hutton House, Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, Cumberland. In the 1901 census he was aged 12, born Hutton, Cumberland, son of Jane Hindson (a widow), resident Eamont, Penrith, Cumberland. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Lazenby, Cumberland, a House Painter, son of Jane Hindson (a widow), resident Eamont Bridge near Penrith, Westmorland. Buried in AUBERCHICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 8.
JAMES Thomas Dodd
Sapper 61890, 83rd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action at Fauquissart, 25 September 1915. Born Great Strickland, Westmorland, resident Tirril, Cumberland, enlisted Penrith, Cumberland. Son of Mr. Alexander and Mrs Jane A. James, of Stone House, Stockbridge, Tirril, Penrith. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, born Strickland, a Joiner's Apprentice, servant to Edward Bardgett of Pooley Bridge, Penrith, Barton, Westmorland. Attested at Penrith 30 December 1914, aged 23 years 2 months, resident Stone House, Tirril near Penrith, Westmorland, a Carpenter, single, height 5 feet 11 inches, chest 38½ inches, religious denomination Church of England. Proficient Joiner 30 December 1914. Embarked 24 July 1915. Buried in AUBERS RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, AUBERS. Nord, France. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 6.

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