Published to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Armistice which brought an end to World War I on November 11th 1918.
A carefully researched and beautifully designed tribute to the 231 railwaymen of Cumbria who died in this terrible conflict with details of unit served in, date of death and location of burial, plus some personal details where available. Also included is information about the railway war memorials upon which the men are commemorated and the stories of the unveiling of those at Barrow and Maryport, and of the Memorial service held at Carlisle Cathedral on 14th May 1919.
"simple but beautifully produced . . . the use of art nouveau printers embellishments adds a certain period charm to this attractive and reasonably priced book." Cumbria Local History Federation Bulletin.