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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Spital Tongues
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 01st November 1992
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17814
Current location

ST LUKES CHURCH
Claremont St
Spital Tongues
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 250 640
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
EXTERNAL SANDSTONE TABLETS WITH METAL PLAQUE IN THE PORCH
Inscription
TABLETS: TO THE / GLORY OF GOD AND IN / GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF ALL THOSE FROM / THIS PARISH WHO / DIED AS THE RESULT / OF WAR / THE ORIGINAL MEMORIAL / IS NOW PLACED IN THE CHURCH PORCH PLAQUE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF THE / MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / AD 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Benjamin Disraeli
Alexander, Reginald John
Angus, Donald
Angus, Joseph Butt
Armitage, William
Armstrong, Edward
Barras, Thomas
Boag, Michael
Burns, Alfred
Chambers, John
See details for all 79 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 79
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 79
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
IN 1989 THE PLAQUE WAS WRENCHED OUT OF ITS SETTING IN THE CHURCH WALL. IT WAS RECOVERED A FEW DAYS LATER IN VERY POOR CONDITION AND MOVED INSIDE THE PORCH AFTER RESTORATION. SANDSTONE TABLET WAS THEN FITTED INTO THE SETTING
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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