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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Blyth Valley
Town
New Delaval, Newsham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: December 1920
    Attended by: COL POLLARD CMG DSO, also agent of Seaton Delaval Coal Company
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33616
Current location

NEW DELAVAL PARK
Beatrice Avenue
New Delaval
Newsham
Blyth Valley
Northumberland
NE24 4BF
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 29744 79808
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PILLAR ON COMPOSITE BASE OF FOUR COURSES WITH A DETCAHED COLUMN AT EACH CORNER SUPPORTING ENTABLATURE. THE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED ON THE CENTRAL COLUMN AND ALSO ON THE SIDES OF THE BASE. THE LETTERING IS INCISED IN PLAIN CAPITALS
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL/ COMMEMORATION OF/ THE FOLLOWING WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ WHILE GALLANTLY/ SERVING THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ (NAMES)/ IN/ REMEMBRANCE OF/ ALL THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR/ OF 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ "YE THAT LIVE ON MID ENGLISH PASTURES GREEN/ REMEMBER US AND THINKS WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 106
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 106
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: depth 12", height 5FT 4", width 22"
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 4FT 6", height 3FT 4", width 6FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN MINERS WELFARE PARK
  • 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
Costs

Site: £500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference
  • MORPETH HERALD by N/A 11-12/20 Source: Media Library Published:N/A MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSN51.1

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