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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
North Tyneside
Town
Whitley Bay
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr Harry Kaye (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 December 1920
    Attended by: PROF MARK WRIGHT
  • Rededicated
    Date: 7 July 2004
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15 December 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Show More (2)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17787
Current location

Marine Park First School
Park Rd
Whitley Bay
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
NE26 1LT
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 353 726
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In the school hall
    Park School
    Marine Av
    Whitley Bay
    North Tyneside
    Tyne And Wear
    NE26
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 350 720
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Two brass plaques mounted on oak panelling with triangular pediment. Shield set in tympanum of pediment with motto of Northumberland Fusiliers carved into frieze. Centre panel bears dedicatory inscription around a reproduction of Kate Coughtrie's "Remembrance" image. Depiction flanked by carved columns. Brass plaques with incised names mounted on panels to left and right. Wall-mounted bench attached to lower panels, which reach the floor.
Inscription
Plaques: ROLL OF HONOUR/ (Names) Pediment: 1914 1919 /QUO PATA VOCANT (Exact position of inscription unknown.) Centre panel: To the memory of the brave sons of the Empire who fell on the battlefields of Europe/ They have fought the good fight, dying in the cause of humanity, that honour might live/ Remembrance (Exact spacing unknown.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, Charles
Bell, Frank
Bennison, Randall
Birkett, Roy
Brooks, Authur H
Chappy, Athol Isdale
Charlton, Robert
Christopher, Richard
Cowan, Harry W
Crawford, John Russell
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: height c7.5ft, width c9.5ft
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Painting
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 2ft, width 1ft
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
c2004: Original school building demolished. Plaques relocated to newly constructed school building. Unknown: Plaques removed and surrounding components lost.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Association of Northumberland Local History Societies WMSW84.6

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