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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blyth Valley
Town
Blyth
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
BART ENDEAN (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 26 November 1920
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15 December 1920
    Attended by: Right Reverend Bishop Ormsby
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 December 1920
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel J H Nicholson
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33427
Current location

St Cuthbert's Church
Wellington Street
Blyth
Blyth Valley
Northumberland
NE24 3BE
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 31790 81471
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Ornately carved marble tablet, with triangular broken-line pediment that contains a relief carving of a laurel wreath. The main body of the tablet is flanked by black marble columns, and bears the names of the Fallen in three columns of incised black-painted lettering. The whole tablet is mounted on a slab of black marble.
Inscription
THEIR NAME/ LIVETH FOR EVER/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF MEMBERS OF THIS/ CHURCH WHO FELL IN THE WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (names)/ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, A E
Bell, J
Charlton, J L
Crawford, J A
Davison, C
Elliott, A J
Elliott, A S
Elliott, J
Field, J R
Fulcher, J A
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1500mm, width 1370mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=6610
  • Morpeth Herald 2 May 1919 reports a debate as to whether the Mercantile Marine should be included, or whether the memorial should only be for those who had fallen wearing the King's uniform ie- Army or Navy
  • Ilustrated Chronicle 16 December 1920 reported the unveiling.
  • Morpeth Herald 17 December 1920 (page 6) reported the unveiling

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