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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Tyneside
Town
Whitley Bay
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17775
Current location

IN THE ENTRANCE TO THE MAIN HALL
WHITLEY BAY MASONIC LODGE
Norham Rd
Whitley Bay
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 350 720
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Ornate copper nowy-headed palquw with inscription flanked by two brass columns with copper orbs above. masonic emblem at top centre . Light house at centre above scroll bearing the motto "FIAT LUX", above inscised inscription.
Inscription
FAIT LUX / A TRIBUTE / TO THE MEMBERS OF / WHITLEY LODGE NO. 2821 / WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF / BRO. GEORGE HOUGHTON / WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR / KING & COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Houghton, George
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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