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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Alnwick
Town
Amble
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS CARSE AND SONS of Amble (Wood Carver)
Messrs Young of Amble (Letter cutter / Engraver)
Mr Barton, Surveyor to Amble Urban District Council (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th September 1927
    Attended by: John Carse
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th September 1927
    Attended by: Dr Wild, Bishop of Newcastle
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33532
Current location

In tbe vestibule
The Dovecote Centre (formerly the Church Hall)
Dovecote Street
Amble
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE65 0DB
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 26601 04436
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Medd Memorial School
    Dovecote Street
    Amble
    Alnwick
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Oak board. The lower, greater, part is divided into four panels by pilasters. Above these there are two shallower panels, topped by a dome at centre top. The dedication occupies the dome. The names are listed in a single column on each of the 4 main panels. The lettering is painted in gold, using sans serifs capitals throughout.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE/ OLD BOYS OF/ AMBLE SCHOOL C.E. SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ FOR GOD, FOR KING, /FOR COUNTRY/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, R
Aitchison, W J
Angus, J F
Barrett, A J
Baston, J T
Bickerton, F R B
Brown, A
Brown, J L
Brown, T H N
Buddle, J R
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 65
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1210mm, width 1900mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • MORPETH HERALD 16/9/1927

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