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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Alnwick
Town
Glanton
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: August 1920
    Attended by: Lord Ravensworth
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33722
Current location

South wall
United Reformed (formerly Presbyterian) Church
Glanton
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 4AN
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 06881 14490
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
Grey marble tablet on black marble backboard. Slightly tapered memorial with an overhanging top. At the bottom is carved an officers cap and gloves in half relief. The words 'Pro Patria' are carved in half relief at the top. The inscription is in serifs and plain capitals throughout, with the quotations at the bottom in italics
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN TENDER AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THIS CONGREGATION/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ THEY JEOPARDED THEIR LIVES UNTO THE DEATH IN THE HIGH/ PLACES OF THE FIELD./ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAT THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barclay, Thomas Edgeley
Dodds, Andrew
Foggin, George
Harvey, Robert James
Henderson, George
Hunter, William
Kirkup, Ralph Alexander
Laidler, Joseph John
Pringle, Adam
Thompson, Andrew
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, date of death,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1270mm, width 1010mm
    Materials: Marble - Grey
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1470mm, width 1190mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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