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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Alnwick
Town
Rothbury
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33617
Current location

Cragside House
in the grounds
beside the Gun Walk
Rothbury
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE65 7PU
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 07358 02164
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain stone of remembrance with the RAF badge carved at top centre, and incised lettering in sans serifs capitals
Inscription
RAF/ IN MEMORY/ OF/ SGT./ GEO. THOMPSON/ WHO GAVE/ HIS LIFE/ FOR /HIS FRIENDS/ JAN 30 44.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Thompson, Geo.
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, service, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: His parents, who were from Cragend Farm
Responsibility
National Trust
Reference

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