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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
MESSRS HUGHES & BOLCKOW LTD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15/12/1920
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel J H Nicholson performed the unveiling
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33511
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
Wooden memorial with triangular pediment containing the name of the parish and War dates. The main section of the board has three recessed panels, on which the names of those who served in the War are listed (painted in gold). A small plaque at the bottom left corner records that the timber from which the memorial was made came from the former training ship HMS Britannia.
Inscription
THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ ST CUTHBERT'S CHURCH/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ (Names)/ FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Airey, E J
Alderson, A S
Atkinson, W
Barker, S
Beaden, T
Beaden, W
Bell, A E M
Bell, J
Blackburn, T B
Blackburn, W
See details for all 149 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 149
    Served and returned: 149
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and initial
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 1320mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WMSB42.34
  • Morpeth Herald 17/12/1920
  • Illustrated Chronicle 16/12/1920

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