Memorial 2: The Cenotaph Green Market Carlisle

  • Description

    "The War Memorial of the City of Carlisle is situated prominently in the area of the Greenmarket in the city centre. This Memorial, or Cenotaph, was erected in 1990 to form a focal point for the annual Act of Remembrance of the people of Carlisle. It was felt that the Cenotaph in Rickerby Park (Memorial 1) was a little too remote. It was also considered to be the County memorial for the Fallen of Westmorland and Cumberland of the Great War. The City centre Cenotaph was unveiled and dedicated on 16th Nov 1990 by the Bishop of Carlisle. It bears no names and while it was considered to be a memorial to those who fell in WW2 it is also a tribute to all of the Fallen of recent and earlier conflicts. The City Representatives, representatives of the Armed Forces, ex-service personnel, youth organisations, and increasing numbers of the public gather here every year on Remembrance Sunday...."
  • Owner

    The Royal British Legion
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 1 month ago
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