Currock Wesleyan Roll of Honour

Photo:Currock Wesleyan, Carlisle Roll of Honour. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 12)

Currock Wesleyan, Carlisle Roll of Honour. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 12)

Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2016

Carlisle

By Philip Thornborow

The list sent from Currock Wesleyan Methodist Church, in Carlisle, contains 34 names. Seven men died, and a further twenty-seven returned.

The dead were:

Private Arthur Swinglehurst,  1st Bn. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Died 3 Oct 1918 aged 22 (not West Cumberland Yeomanry as typed here)

Private David Raphael, 1/8th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Died 23 May 1915 aged 24

Private William Browning Wilson, R.A.M.C. Died on board HM Hospital Ship Galeka, mined at Le Havre 28 Oct 1916

A/B John William Marsden, Howe Bn. R.N. Division  Died 13 Nov 1916

Albert Bell,  no record of this man can be found serving with the Cameron Highlanders or the Cameronians. His name does appear on the Upperby War Memorial in Carlisle.

Sergeant William Waddington, 11th Bn. Border Regt. Died 1 July 1916, aged 25. He was awarded the Military Medal

Fred Goodyer,  no information can be found.

The chapel does not appear to have had a war memorial.

Additional source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

 

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