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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Pulpit or pulpit part
District
Alnwick
Town
Alnwick
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33388

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Current location

St Michael's Church
Bailiffgate
Alnwick
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 1NP
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 18366 13703
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Pulpit stair rail made of oak. There is a small metal plaque fixed to the lower post of the rail. This plaque bears an inscription in white capital letters. The memorial also commemorates PO Skelly's father Fred, who was churchwarden of the church and who died in November 1924.
Inscription
(.........)/ IN MEMORY ALSO OF HIS SON/ GEORGE ALEXANDER ('LEX')/ PILOT OFFICER R.A.F./ MISSING OVER CALAIS/ AUGUST 19TH 1941/ AGED 25 YRS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Skelly, George Alexander ('lex')
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Name, rank, service, place and date of death, age at death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c 12 cm, width c 9 cm
    Materials: Metal
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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