Cumberland and Westmorland Constabulary/Kendal Borough Police

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Reference WMO/272681

Address:

Cumbria Police Headquarters

Carleton Hall

In the entrance hall in the secure area after reception

Penrith

CA10 2FA

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:
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Two rectangular brass plaques, one for each war, which are mounted on a combined wooden backboard. The WW1 plaque has an engraving of a constable's helmet, crossed batons and extended handcuffs at the top; the panel on which the names are inscribed is surrounded by an engraved laurel wreath. The WW2 plaque has no adornment; the inscription is in engraved lettering.- formerly at Hunter Lane Police Station, Penrith. Unveiled 20 November 1920 by Mr R. H. Hodgson, Chairman of the joint Standing Committee of Cumberland; Unveiled 23 January 1953 by William Dobinson (Chairman of the Cumberland Standing Joint Committee) ,in the entrance hall.. For WW1 see the West Cumberland Times 27 November 1920 page 3e
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PRO PATRIA/1914-1919/TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/OF THE MEMBERS OF THE/CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND/CONSTABULARY/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/(names) IN HONOURED MEMORY/OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE/CUMBERLAND & WESTMORLAND/ CONSTABULARY/WHO FELL IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM/1939-1945/(names)/KENDAL BOROUGH POLICE/(name)

WW1- R Welsh Fus GEORGE ARMSTRONG/ Argyll & S Hdrs JOHN WILFRID BEATHAM/ Argtll & S Hdrs WILLIAM JOHN HAY BELL/ R Rgt of Arty THOMAS CORLESS/ C Guards JOSEPH EDGAR/ C Guards JAMES WILSON ELLIOTT/ C Guards JAMES HENDERSON/ MM Police ROBERT HORSFALL/ S Guards HENRY WALKER JACKSON/ Border Rgt HENRY JACKSON/ Border Rgt JOHN MAHER/ Border Rgt DAVID ALEXANDER MCGEORGE/ Kings SLI JOHN ALBERT WENLOCK/ R Rgt of Arty JOHN WILSON/ WW2- BORDER REGT JAMES COULTHARD/ ROYAL NAVY KENNETH RAE/ KENDAL BOROUGH POLICE/ ROYAL AIR FORCE STANLEY WARING SMITH

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