Keswick School

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Reference WMO/272101

Address:

Queen's Hall

Vicarage Hill

Keswick

CA12 5QB

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Two Oak Boards set in a chaste frame of unvarnished oak with a figure of St George in the centre between the two boards, each board has 2 columns of names. School crest and motto below it. [this is the contemporaneous description], with a 2 column addition to the right later added for WW2. Made by Keswick School of Industrial Arts, unveiled 16 February 1921 by Colonel Spedding, extension unveiled 4 July 1948 by Lieutenant Colonel J A Oglethorpe TD- old boy, served in WW1 & WW2, rededicated by Canon B G Lloyd Wilson- Vicar of Kirkoswald, an old boy. It was formerly at the Old School Building, Rawnsley Hall in the centre of Keswick (next to The Co-op) until the school concentrated activities on the one site.
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TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (Names) THEIR NAMES LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE/ THEIR BODIES ARE/ BURIED IN PEACE/ AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED

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