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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
J P WHITTLE
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5th September 1921
    Attended by: Brigadier General Widdrington of Newton Hall
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5th September 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Durham
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33585
Current location

South wall
St Cuthbert's Church
Church Street
Amble
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE65 0EY
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 26505 04454
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White Sicilian Marble tablet of Gothic design, with pointed apex at top centre surmounted by a cross. The corners are accentuated by a heavy carved pattern. There are decorative flowers on the bottom border. The names are in 7 columns, in sans serifs capitals
Inscription
TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH, WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, R
Aitchison, W T
Anderson, C
Angus, Joseph Frederick
Archbold, David Edward
Bailey, A
Barrett, A
Bell, J C
Bell, J C
Bell, W
See details for all 148 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 155
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 155
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1710mm, width 1620mm
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ALNWICK AND COUNTY GAZETTE 9/10/1920 & 10/9/1921
  • Illustrated Chronicle 6/9/1921
  • MORPETH HERALD 9/9/1921 & various progress reports through 1920
  • SHIELDS DAILY NEWS 6/8/1921

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