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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
MR EDWARD H THEW - Newcastle Upon Tyne (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 July 1919
    Attended by: Lieutenant Commander Olebar of HMS Vulcan performed the unveiling.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33543
Current location

Above the door of the staff entrance lobby
21
Delivery Office
Bridge Street
Blyth
Blyth Valley
Northumberland
NE24 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 31549 81580
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass Plaque decorated with a twisted rope border forming knots in the corners. The names are listed in two columns, the lettering of the dedication being in Roman capitals, while the names and regiments are in plain capitals. The lettering is sunk in casting and enamelled black. A star beside a name denotes those killed in action.
Inscription
TO COMMEMORATE THE SERVICES OF THE/ STAFF OF BLYTH POST OFFICE WHO SERVED IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ + KILLED IN ACTION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Edward White
Bell, John
Connon, John
Evans, Daniel
Evans, James
Farquharson, James
Hutchinson, Thomas
Ibbotson, Fred
Jobson, John W
Lilley, Joseph W
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 19
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, unit in which served.
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 400mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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