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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Blyth Valley
Town
Cramlington
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Post-1945 war or conflict, Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Maker
Miss Margaret Wrightson of Neasham Hall, Darlington and Kensington
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17 September 1922
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel Robert Scott of Newton House, Lesbury
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17 September 1922
    Attended by: Dr Wild, Bishop of Newcastle
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33579
Current location

Low Main Place
Cramlington
Blyth Valley
Northumberland
NE23 6QJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 26646 76951
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Small figure of St George in armour with head bowed, on tapering shaft and octagnal plinth on broad square base.
Inscription
Front: 1914/ 1919 Around plinth: THEIR/ NAMES/ SHALL/ LIVE/ FOREVER/ IN/ HONOUR. & GLORY/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Absalom, Matthew
Allan, Frank Cecil
Anderson, J G
Angus, Edward
Appleby, R
Archibald, A
Archibald, Edward
Armstrong, J
Armstrong, R
Armstrong, W M
See details for all 154 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 152
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 152
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 55
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 55
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: regiment
  • Post-1945 war or conflict
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, year of death, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 4200MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN VILLAGE SQUARE
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2007 Sword Missing- replaced free of charge by the firms of Bart Endean and Wroughtweld; 2014- Cleaned and renovated and missing letters replaced by Bart Endean Memorial Company, also the WW1 name of R G Pattison, who was shot at dawn, was added
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Blyth Valley District Council, in succession to Cramlington Urban District Council
Reference
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=6842
  • Morpeth County Library- Frith collection of photographs shows the monument much more enclosed by a high clipped hedge and shrubs
  • The Journal 2 April 2008 regarding the free repair of the sword
  • The Journal 24 March 1994, regarding adding the Northern Ireland Name
  • Morpeth Herald 21 November 1919, 23 September 1921 and 18 September 1922

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