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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast group
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
West Jesmond
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
H H Martyn and Co., WALTER HENRY GILBERT
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17821
Current location

JESMOND UNITED REFORMED CHURCH
Burdon Terrace
West Jesmond
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 252 658
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
ORNATE BOARD WITH ELABORATELY CAST FIGURES (SEE BELOW) IN THE ROUND SET WITHIN THE PLAQUE ABD SEPARATED BY TWISTED PILASTRES. AT THE TOP OF EACH COLUMN IS AN ANGEL AND AT THE BASE IS THE HEAD OF A CHERUB. INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF BELOW THEM FIGURES ARE OF, LEFT TO RIGHT, A SOLDIER AND KNEELING NURSE; ST GEORGE; CHRIST ON THE CRUCIFIX WITH TWO ANGLES KNEELING AT HIS FEET; ST MICHAEL; A SAILOR AND MOTHER AND CHILD SEATED
Inscription
NO MAN LIVETH UNTO HIMSELF / NO MAN DIETH UNTO HIMSELF / (NAMES) / 1914 - 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • JESMOND UNITED REFORMED CHURCH AND HALL ATTACHED
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • THE BEST A HISTORY OF H H MARTYN & SONS by WHITAKER, JOHN 296,302 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:THE AUTHOR 1985 CHELTENHAM
  • WMSJ1.9

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