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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Blyth Valley
Town
Blyth
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS HUGHES & BOLCKOW LTD (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33330
Current location

First floor corridor
Civic Centre
Renwick Road
Blyth
Blyth Valley
Northumberland
NE24 2BX
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 30926 81179
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Blyth Valley Borough Council
    Seaton Delaval
    Blyth Valley
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Blyth Council Offices
    Seaforth Street
    Blyth
    Blyth Valley
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Triptych with triangular pediment and two hinged doors; within the central panel is a copper cross. The inscription is in gold lettering on the central panel and both doors.
Inscription
Pediment: FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY Each door: ROLL OF HONOUR/ (Names) Central panel: GREATER LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN THIS/ (NAMES)/ THE HEROIC DEAD Small plaque on base: MADE FROM TIMBER AND COPPER TAKEN FROM/ HMS BRITANNIA, NAVAL CADET SHIP AT/ DARTMOUTH 1869 - 1905./ BROKEN UP AT BLYTH 1917. / PRESENTED TO THE TOWN BY HUGHES AND BOLCKOW LIMITED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitchison, J
Baker, G W
Bell, W
Burrows, Jos
Ditchburn, Thomas
East, H
Elliott, E
Fairclough, L
Ferrell, J.r.
Fletcher, A
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 17
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials of forenames, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Survivors are listed alphabetically by surname on the doors; casualties are listed on the central panel.
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: height 1200mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Wood - Teak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentld=6598

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