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Westlinton War Memorial

The war memorial for the Parish of Westlinton is located in the churchyard of St John's Church in Blackford. The memorial was unveiled on the 20th of February 1921 by Major Irwin of Justicetown and dedicated by the Bishop of Carlisle.[1] It was dedicated to 4 servicemen from the parish who lost their lives in the First World War. Later, the names of 3 local men who were killed in the Second World War were also inscribed on the monument.
Westlinton Civil Parish War Memorials Church of St John the Baptist, Blackford
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Church of St John the Baptist, Blackford - October 2017 (3)

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Blackford and Westlinton
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Church of St John the Baptist, Blackford
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Church of St John the Baptist, Blackford
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- "....Celtic Cross with wheel surmounting tapered plinth & base, all in granite. WW1 inscription on front face, and WW2 on 3 o'clock side face...."

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