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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Alnwick
Town
Alnham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr Bertam of Newcastle College (Designer)
Alnham Wood carving class (Wood Carver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: January 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33320
Current location

St Michael & All Angels Church
Alnham
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 4TL
England

OS Grid Ref: NT 99079 10995
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Held in private hands
    Alnham
    Alnwick
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • In the porch of the hall
    War Memorial Hall
    beside public footpath to Hazeltonrig
    Alnham
    Alnwick
    Northumberland
    NE66 4TN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NT 99313 10616
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Dark oak Board Roll of Honour with carved decorations along the top and botton edges and Tudor roses raised in half relief down each side border. There are 4 panels, two above two, with incised lettering. The top two bear the names of those who died, the bottom two the names of those who served. The words "Pro Patria" appear at the bottom of the lower right panel. Lettering is carved to stand proud in sunken cartouches using sans serifs capitals. The quotation, at the bottom, is in elaborate capitals
Inscription
ALNHAM ROLL OF HONOUR/ MEN OF THE PARISH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ [names]/ THEIR NAMES SHALL LIVE FOR EVERMORE/ THE FOLLOWING ALSO SERVED/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, John
Chrisp, John H
Crerar, Alexander
Gowenlock, James
Hall, Robert
Johnson, William
Little, Adam
Macdonald, James
Mather, John
Mather, Thomas
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 19
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1420mm, width 1140mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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