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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fittings
District
Berwick Upon Tweed
Town
Spittal
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33524
Current location

ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH
Spittal
Berwick Upon Tweed
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 005 515
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
HIGH ALTAR WITH SCENES DEPICTED ON IT AND REREDOS FLANKED BY WOODEN PANELLING WITH INSCRIPTION ON. CARVED INSCRIPTION IN GOLD PAINTED LETTERING SCENES ON THE ALTAR DEPICT CHRIST IN GLORYFLANKED BY ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST ONT HE LEFT AND ST PETER THE APOSTLE ONT HE RIGHT. BETWEEN THE PAINTINGS ARE DEPICTED THE INSTRUMENTS OF OUR LORD'S PASSION
Inscription
TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF SPITTAL/ WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ ALSO IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO/ FELL DURING THE/ WAR 1939 - 45/ (Names)/ REST ETERNAL/ GRANT UNTO/ THEM O LORD/ AND LET LIGHT/ PERPETUAL/ SHINE UPON/ THEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, G M
Bell, J
Bell, P
Bell, W
Beveridge, M
Boston, J H
Brown, J
Brown, W
Clements, R C
Cockburn, M
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WMSS47.1

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