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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Alnwick
Town
Alwinton
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33519
Current location

On chancel arch
facing into nave.
St Michael and All Angels
Alwinton
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE65 7BE
England

OS Grid Ref: NT 92403 05781
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular plaque with a foliate border and lettering in gilt. Latin cross at the top and separate rectangular WW2 plaque below. Single panel inset; between the panel and the border is a narrow carved decoration. The border seems to be made of a darker material from the inner panel. The names are painted in gold. Those of 1939-45 are painted on the wide border at the bottom.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN PROUD MEMORY/ OF THE/ MEN OF ALWINTON PARISH WHO/ MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE/ GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dawson, John
Fenwick-clennell, Edward
Fenwicke-clennell, T P E
Foreman, George Anthony
Forster, William
Glendinning, Richard
Graham, John
Hateley, George
Keen, Eric
Kidd, Henry T
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1070MM, width 635MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Public subscription

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