Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: J. Brown

Memorial

Cross 1914-18 1939-45 St. Jude's Churchyard

Reference

K17.01

Place

KNARSDALE

Map ref

NY 678543

Original Location

St. Jude's Churchyard.

Which war

a. 1914-18
b. 1939-45

Memorial Description

Cross standing on a tall pedestal which, in turn, stands on two plinths, the whole set inside a low decorative railing. The base is 96 cm square and approx. 4m high.
On the front of the cross a sword and scabbard are carved in half relief.
The names from 1914-18 are listed on the front of the main pedestal using sans serif capitals. The date is at the bottom, the figures standing proud on a sunken background.
The names from 1939-45 are on the side.

Materials used

Granite

Inscription

a. In / honour of the following / who laid down their lives / for king and Country / in the Great War
"Greater love hath no man than / this, that a man lay down his life / for his friends."
b. 1939-1945

Names

How money was raised

Erected by public subscription

Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Beattie of Carlisle.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: J. Brown; P. Thirkell

Source of quotation
“Greater love hath no man than this . . .” St. John 15 v 13

External web link

Research acknowledgements

P. Thirkell; Alston Moor History Society; J. Brown; T. Harding; Dorothy Hall

Research In Progress

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Cross 1914-18 1939-45 St. Jude's Churchyard (K17.01)

 
KNARSDALE, St. Jude's Church.
         

    
   In 
   honour of the following 
   who laid down their lives 
   for King and Country 
   in the Great War  
  
   Walter James Beaumont
   Ingledow
   Lonsdale Battalion, Border Regt.
  
   James Hope Wallace, Lieut.
   John William Pearson, Sergt.
   John Henderson Horn, Pte.
   Northumberland Fusiliers
  
   John Emmerson Ridley, Gnr.
   Royal Garrison Artillery.
  
   "Greater love hath no man than 
   this, that a man lay down his life 
   for his friends."
  
   1914-1918
  
   Erected by public subscription
-------------------------------------------
On side:
  
   1939-1945
   Richardson Ridley, Pte.
   8th Royal Scots.
   John Joseph Turnbull, Pte.
   Royal Irish Fusiliers.
NamesK17.01

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Parish Notes

Every Name A Story