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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
South Tyneside
Town
South Shields
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17838
Current location

ST AIDANS CHURCH (REDUNDANT)
South Shields
South Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 360 660
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PLAIN GLASS WINDOW WITH DEDICATORY RECTANGULAR TABLET SET WITHIN A NOWY-HEADED FRAME WITH SHELF AT THE BOTTOM.
Inscription
THE WEST WINDOWS ARE ERECTED / IN MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENCE OF THEIR COUNTRY, LIBERTY AND CIVILISATION / IN THE GREAT WAR (1914-1918) BY THEIR FRIENDS AND KINDRED IN ST AIDAN'S PARISH / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbot, Thomas Ralph
Adamson, John T
Ainsley, William
Allan, Henry S
Allan, Wilton
Armstrong, James M
Askins, Joseph
Austin, Alfred
Banks, John Joseph
Barnes, Gilbert L
See details for all 116 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 116
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 116
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1996: CHURCH WAS EMPTY AND UP FOR SALE. LOCATION OF TABLET IS UNKNOWN WW2: THE ORIGINAL STAINED GLASS WINDOWS WERE BLOWN OUT DURING BOMBING IN THE WAR. WHILST THE TRACERY LIGHTS AT THE TOP SURVIVED THE MAIN PARTS OF THE WINDOW WERE REPLACED WITH PLAIN GLASS
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDS86.46

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