imageName

Memorial 16 Raughton Head War Memorial

Welcome to the Carlisle and Stanwix Branch of The Royal British Legion

GRID REF: NY37892 45566  Postcode CA5 7DD 


Raughtonhead

This Memorial is a carved cross on a square granite pillar.  It stands by the roadside in a small grassed area just outside the churchyard entrance.

 

The Memorial bears the names of thirteen men who died in WW1, sixty-one who served and returned, and another 19 who served in WW2.

The Memorial tells us of: - “THOSE KILLED IN ACTION IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918, THOSE WHO SERVED IN HM FORCES 1914-1918  AND THOSE WHO SERVED 1939-1945.”

“IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO ANSWERED THEIR COUNTRY’S CALL”.

THOSE KILLED IN ACTION are:-

RICHARD S GLYNN

ROBERT ROBINSON

JOSEPH GIBBINGS

ANDREW GRAHAM

JOSEPH ROBINSON

 CHARLES R GLYN

GILBERT MESSENGER

THOMAS G HARKER

ROBERT FAWKES

ALEXANDER DENHOLME

NELSON C JOHNSTONE

DAVID GRAHAM

EDWARD MASON

 

Search our Knowledge base

for answers

Get in touch Launch live chat

8am to 8pm, all week

Call our helpline 0808 802 8080

8am to 8pm, all week

Find us locally Pop in for a chat

10am to 4pm, weekdays