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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Alnwick
Town
Felton
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 29 April 1919
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: April 1920
    Attended by: Revd GA Brown
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1920
    Attended by: Mr C E Leech of Seghill Hall & Herbert Coxon of Newcastle-on-Tyne
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33438
Current location

South wall at the west end of the nave
St. Michael and All Angels' Church
Riverside
Felton
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE65 9EA
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 18205 00192
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque set within a marble frame. Incised inscription in red and black enamelled lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE HEROIC DEAD CONNECTED WITH FELTON PARISH/ WHO ANSWERED THE CALL OF/ KING AND COUNTRY, FIGHTING FOR/ LIBERTY, HUMANITY AND RIGHT/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ BE THOU FAUTHFUL UNTO DEATH AND I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE/ THIS MEMORIAL BRASS AND UNION JACK ARE THE GIFTS OF/ EDWARD AND BARBARA NEWTON OF THIRSTON HOUSE, WHO ENSHRINE/ WITH THESE OTHER BRAVE MEN, THE NAME OF THEIR GALLANT NEPHEW/ GEORGE DIXON, M.I.M.E. (NB MIME is likely to stand for Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers. As the list of names on the memorial shows, Second Lieutenant Dixon was an officer in the Royal Engineers.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aikman, Douglas
Auldjo, John W
Bainbridge, Thomas Lindsay
Bainbridge, Wilfred Hudson
Bowey, Thomas
Campbell, Thomas
Cleugh, John
Cockburn, Arthur
Crisp, Robert J
Dixon, George
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: Forename, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 1040mm, width 660mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Edward and Barbara Newton of Thirston House, Felton.
Reference

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