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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Berwick Upon Tweed
Town
Berwick Upon Tweed
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR ALEXANDER CARRICK RSA RBS (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33346
Current location

OPPOSITE ST MARYS CHURCH
Berwick Upon Tweed
Berwick Upon Tweed
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NT 996 533
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE PINTH, PEDESTAL AND WINGED ANGEL OF PEACE. INSCRIPTION ON CAST METAL PLAQUES ATTACHED TO THE SIDES OF THE PEDESTAL. ADDITIONAL PLAQUE FOR WW2 PLACED AT THE FOOT OF THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE. WHOLE STANDS ON A RAISED ARE WITH STEPS LEADING UP TO IT AND TOP IS ENCLOSED BY METAL RAILINGS FIGURE OF PEACE HOLDS A WREATH IN HER HANDS; LAUREL GARLAND CARVED AROUND THE TOP OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
FRONT FACE: THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1918./ IN HONOUR OF ALL WHO SERVED./ IN SYMPATHY WITH ALL WHO SUFFERED./ AND/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF THESE THE FALLEN SONS/ OF THIS BOROUGH/ WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE INSCRIBED/ (NAMES)/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THIS BOROUGH/ WHO FELL IN THE 1939 - 1945 WAR OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, R H
Ainslie, A
Ainslie, J L
Aitken, G M
Amass, A J
Anderson, J
Anderson, J
Anderson, P
Armour, R
Armstrong, G W
See details for all 474 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 480
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 480
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • War Memorial
  • 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
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
ST MARYS CHURCH AND BERWICK BOROUGH COUNCIL
Reference
  • WMSB25.1
  • NEWCASTLE DAILY JOURNAL by N/A 18/03/20 01/01/20 29/04/20 30/07/20 05/08/20 Nov-20 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NEWCASTLE
  • ALNWICK AND COUNTY GAZETTE by N/A 31/07/1920 27/11/1920 25/11/1922 Source: Media Library Published:N/A ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 64 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK

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