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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wansbeck
Town
Ashington
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
F Osborne and Co. Ltd (Founder / Foundry)
Sidney Hunt (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd February 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33721
Current location

IN THE MAIN ENTRANCE HALL
BOTHAL MIDDLE SCHOOL
High Market
Ashington
Wansbeck
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 259 876
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
NOWY-HEADED BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN ENAMELLED BLACK LETTERING WREATH FLANKED BY GARLANDS AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE FLANKED BY BORDER WHICH GOES ALONG THE TOP A PART WAY DOWN THE SIDES
Inscription
1914 -1918/ IN MEMORY OF THE OLD/ BOYS OF BOTHAL SCHOOL/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, T W
Allan, R M
Atkinson, F G
Baker, W D
Barntather, J W
Bell, R
Bickerton, Wm
Bowart, C Y
Cairns, A
Carr, A
See details for all 86 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 128
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 128
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 3FT 6IN, width 6FT
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
PLAQUE HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE VARIOUS NEW SCHOOL BUILDINGS. FIRST SCHOOL DEMOLISHED AND SECOND ONE ALSO DEMOLISHED DUE TO HIGH ALUMINA CONTENT IN THE CONCRETE
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • MORPETH HERALD by N/A 23/04/1920 25/02/1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSA17.6

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