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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
East Learmouth
Berwick Upon Tweed
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NT 864 375
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING PEDESTAL, SHAFT AND LATIN CROSS. INSCRIPTION CARVED ON THE PLINTH. WHOLE STANDS ON A RAISED AREA WITH STEPS LEADING UP TO IT
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
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: Undefined
    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: Undefined
    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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