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A two-stepped base provides the foundation for a pillar-shaped cenotaph, which gradually diminishes in width, its 'shoulders' reminiscent of Islamic design principles, until being eventually topped by a carving of an urn and flame. On each side of the rectangular pillar are circular reliefs. On the south-eastern face relief is a depiction of a soldier’s goodbye to his family, the north-eastern showing a soldier carrying an injured colleague.
pale pink granite & bronze
H 660 x W (?) x D (?) cm
commissioned by Alderman Frederick Hall; Alderman A. Barnes
Allerdale Borough Council
Grade II (England and Wales)
24th June 1928
at all times
signature on bronze: J. (?) Carrick sc.
inscribed below low relief of soldier's farewell: LEST WE FORGET / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945