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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Alnwick
Town
Alnmouth
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mrs Amory of Alnwick (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: January 1920
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33357
Current location

In the Vestry
St John the Baptist Church
Northumberland Street
Alnmouth
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 2RA
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 24656 10560
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Framed and glazed paper Roll of Honour, executed in watercolour and gold paint. Painted border of madonna lillies and forget-me-nots. Other decoration includes cross and laurel spray, lamb sitting on a cushion at top, St George and the Dragon, painted in centre column.
Inscription
PARISH CHURCH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST, ALNMOUTH/ NAMES OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH SERVING IN THE ARMY AND NAVY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 ROLL OF HONOUR 1918/ O MAY THY SOLDIERS/ FAITHFUL, TRUE AND BOLD/ FIGHT AS SAINTS WHO/ NOBLY FOUGHT OF OLD/ AND WIN WITH THEM/ THE VICTOR'S CROWN OF GOLD/ BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH/ AND I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE/ AT REST/ (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alkinson, Isaac
Archbold, Joseph H
Atkinson, Charles
Binks, C
Binks, Sefton C
Brown, David
Brown, Henry
Browne, C Nicholas F
Darling, J S
Darling, William P
See details for all 74 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 55
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment/service, place of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 915mm, width 675mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper, Paint - Watercolour
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Gift of Mrs Scholefield of Lintz Close
Reference
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=6156
  • NEWCASTLE DAILY JOURNAL 31 January 1920 reports that the memorial has been presented
  • ALNWICK AND COUNTY GAZETTE 31 January 1920 describes the memorial
  • Newcastle Weekly Chronicle 7 February 1920 reports the unveiling

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