Topics > Cumbria > Holme, Cumbria > War Memorial, Holme

War Memorial, Holme


The war memorial cross in Holme, Cumbria, is located in Memorial Garden at the junction of Duke Street and Milnthorpe Road. The memorial was unveiled in November 1923 and dedicated by Reverend Jardine.[1] The memorial is inscribed with the names of 29 local servicemen who lost their lives in the First World War. After the Second World War, the names of 2 local men who died in that conflict were added.

1914 - 1918
To Our Glorious Dead
In Loving Memory of the Men of this Parish
Who gave their lives for King and Country in the Great War
Greater Love Hath No Man Than This,
That a Man May Lay Down His Life For His Friends
1939 - 1945

Holme, Cumbria War Memorials
from Geograph (geograph)
War Memorial

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Geograph (geograph)
War Memorial, Holme

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Geograph (geograph)
Milnethorpe Road Holme

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from https://www.iwm.org.uk/memo...
Memorial: Holme
- "TWO STEPPED SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERED PLINTH, SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE PLINTH AND TOP STEP...."

Added by
Simon Cotterill

Comments

Add a comment or share a memory.

Login to add a comment. Sign-up if you don't already have an account.



ABOUT US

Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.

LATEST SHARED RESOURCES