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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Alnwick
Town
Alnwick
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: February 1920
    Attended by: Councillor J Frater
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33437
Current location

Between two windows in the vestry.
St James URC
Pottergate
Alnwick
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 1JW
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 18450 13514
Denomination: United Reformed

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Previous locations
  • Sheraton House
    formerly Clayport Presbyterian Church
    Clayport Square
    Alnwick
    Alnwick
    Northumberland
    NE66 1SH
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NU 18539 13194
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bronze plaque decorated with a laurel leaf garland up each side. The names of the fallen are listed in two columns at the top, and the names of those who returned are listed in two columns below. The lettering is sunk and enamelled in black, with fancy lettering for the dedication and Roman capitals elsewhere.
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY/ CLAYPORT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, ALNWICK/ IN GRATEFULNESS TO ALMIGHTY GOD FOR VICTORY GRANTED/ AND TO COMMEMORATE THOSE BELONGING TO THE CONGREGATION/ WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19/ (NAMES)/ PRO DEO PATRIA ET REGE/ FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH THEIR DEEDS LIVE ON/ NAMES OF THOSE WHO RETURNED FROM THE WAR/ AND FIND THEIR FITTING PLACE IN THIS MEMORIAL/ "THINE, O LORD, IS THE GREATNESS AND THE/ POWER AND THE GLORY AND THE VICTORY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alder, Thos S
Alder, William H
Bates, James
Beverley, Charles
Braidford, George
Braidford, James
Braidford, Thomas
Braidford, William
Chambers, Anthony C
Darling, George
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 48
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c 122 cm, width c 61 cm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • MORPETH HERALD, 2nd February 1920. Source: Media Library Published:N/A MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • ALNWICK AND COUNTY GAZETTE, 1st March 1920. 1920 Source: Media Library Published:N/A ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/90912/

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