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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Berwick Upon Tweed
Town
Kirknewton
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS G PATTERSONS AND SONS, REAVELL AND TEBBS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th June 1921
    Attended by: MAJ GEN SIR JAMES BABINGTON KCB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33484
Current location

ROADSIDE JUST EAST OF THE VILLAGE
Kirknewton
Berwick Upon Tweed
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NT 915 303
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLITH, PEDESTAL, TAPOERING SHAFT AND SQUARE CROSS. INCISED INSCRIPTION ON THREE SIDES OF THE PEDESTAL, PLINTH AND STEPS
Inscription
SIDE ONE: KIRKNEWTON PARISH/ IN MEMORY/ OF/ THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WARS/ 1914 - 1918./ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ GOD ASKED OF BRITAIN'S HOMES A COSTLY SACRIFICE/ AND THESE UNGRUDGINGLY PAID THE PRICE SIDE 2 AND 3: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainslie, I
Allan, E
Casssidy, J
Culley, G M G
Dixonjohnson, C W
Gibson, J H
Gordon, T
Hill, A D
Hunter, N A
Hunter, R H
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 31
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment
    Order of information: year died,rank,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: year died,rank,decorations,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2480MM, height 6000MM, width 2580MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2001: PLANS TO GET THE MEMORIAL CLEANED AND REPAIRED. SOME OF THE NAMES HAVE BEEN EREODED AND PARISH COUNCIL ARE LOOKING TO REINSTATE THEM
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • MORPETH HERALD by N/A 24-06-1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSK15.1
  • ALNWICK AND COUNTY GAZETTE by N/A 18/06/1921 25/06/1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND

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