Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Font or font cover
District
Blyth Valley
Town
Blyth
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 June 1921
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel J H Nicholson performed the unveiling
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
33696

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Previous locations
  • Zion United Methodist Church
    Waterloo Road
    Blyth
    Blyth Valley
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 313 814
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Font was made from the compass, binnacle and stand from former Navy ships: the font was the compass case from HMS Renown; the pedestal was made of timbers from HMS Britannia and HMS Leviathan. The lettering was in Old English font. (See our reference 33690 for the current memorial for this church's casualties).
Inscription
ZION U.M CHURCH MEMORIAL TO FALLEN SOLDIERS 1914 - 1919. FONT FROM HMS RENOWN, PEDESTAL FROM HMS BRITANNIA AND LEVIATHAN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, F
Allen, G
Bell, W
Bound, L
Brabyn, W. A.
Cook, T
Elgley, R
Mayes, W
Minter, J
Pentleton, R
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Names
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Font
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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