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Abel Ashburner William James Ashburner William Ball John Banks Fred Bell Lancelot Thomas Bell Claude L Blair MC William Calvert John William Cartmell William Connors Henry Robert & John Harrington Oswald Rees Keene Stanley Kenworthy William Ewart Mawson Clement Mossop James McKee William Scott McNeal Henry (Harry) Nankivell J. Nicholson Ferdinand William Pryor Herbert Hopkin Rees Tom Dalzell Rothery James Stainton Thomas Robley Steele Alfred Taylor Edward Telfer James Thompson Joseph Varah George William Walker

St Bees Dead of the First World War

Arms of King George V

Roll of Honour


Oswald Rees Keene


2nd Bn Duke of Wellington's Regiment

Died of effects of Gas, Ypres - Hill 60, 1915, aged 24

(It might seem odd that the son of the Rector of Gosforth is commemorated on our memorial. However, he had been born in St. Bees, his father the Revd Rees Keene having been lecturer at the St. Bees Theological College from 1887 to 1895. The Revd Rees Keene is chiefly remembered as the instigator of the fund which provided our magnificent "Willis" organ.- Ed)