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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Alnwick
Town
Alnwick
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 April 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33397
Current location

St Michaels Church
Alnwick
Alnwick
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 185 137
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Book of Remembrance kept in wooden case with glass top. Book bound in dark red morocco leather with embossed cover. Illuminated pages with coloured decorative borders, some with gold leaf. Inscription in Gothic script with names of fallen and military decorations blocked with gold.
Inscription
Parish of Alnwick/ ROLL/ of /those who served with/ the Forces/ 1914-1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, F
Adams, Richard
Adams, William
Adamson, Alexander
Adamson, Herbert
Adamson, Jack R
Adamson, James
Adamson, James
Adamson, James T
Adamson, John J
See details for all 1145 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1377
    Served and returned: 1200
    Died: 177
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Vellum
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ALNWICK AND COUNTY GAZETTE by N/A 22/4/1922 Source: Media Library Published:N/A ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND

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