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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Berwick Upon Tweed
Town
East Learmouth
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th September 1920
    Attended by: EARL GREY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33386
Current location

ROADSIDE
War Memorial
Top Row Cottages
East Learmouth
Berwick Upon Tweed
Northumberland
TD12 4QB
England

OS Grid Ref: NT 86295 37558
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
First World War Memorial with Second World War additions. Constructed of granite and red sandstone with bronze decoration. The memorial takes the form of a 4 metre tall Latin cross with a bronze wreath in relief at the crossing. The slightly tapering cross shaft surmounts two sloping plinths placed on a stepped base.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: CARHAM PARISH/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ "LET IT BE TOLD AT SPARTA THAT WE REMAIN AT OUR POSTS" 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hutchinson
Hutchinson
Middlemiss, Alexander
Morton, William James
Nelson, William Ewart
Piercy, Albert John
Porteous, James
Pringle, William Drysdale
Renton, Robert
Scott, Adam
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 4000MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Carham 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
History
Feb 2007: Listed Grade 11
Costs

Memorial: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
CARHAM PARISH COUNCIL
Reference
  • WMSC8.2
  • NEWCASTLE DAILY JOURNAL by N/A 27/08/1920 20/09/1920 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NEWCASTLE
  • ALNWICK AND COUNTY GAZETTE by N/A 02-10-1920 Source: Media Library Published:N/A ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND

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