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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Blyth Valley
Town
Blyth
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS T & G COCKS, MR LEIPER
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 August 1923
    Attended by: DUKE OF NORTHUMBERLAND
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33495
Current location

Ridley Park
Blyth
Blyth Valley
Northumberland
NE24 3AX
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 31977 81240
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Knight Memorial Hospital
    Beaconsfield Road
    Blyth
    Blyth Valley
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Plain rectangular Cenotaph on two-stepped base. Name plaques on three faces.
Inscription
1914 - 18/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE MEN OF BLYTH WHO ENDURED GREAT HARDSHIPS/ ACHIEVED GLORIOUS DEEDS AND DIED FOR FREEDOM/ AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, P
Allen, R C
Andepson, G C
Anderson, C
Anderson, E
Anderson, J G
Anderson, M D
Armstrong, L
Armstrong, M
Armstrong, S
See details for all 465 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 637
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 637
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: height 12FT 48"
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Blyth First World 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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