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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wansbeck
Town
Bedlington
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24th September 1921
    Attended by: GEN SIR LOFTUS BATES
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33777
Current location

IN THE CHAPEL OF REMEMBRANCE
ST CUTHBERTS CHURCH
Bedlington
Wansbeck
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 261 818
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
LARGE WOODEN BOARD WITH TRIANGULAR HEAD. CARVED INSCRIPTION IN GOLDED LETTERING. NAMES IN FOUR COLUMNS DIVIDED BY PILASTERS CARVED FILIGREE AT THE TOP
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN EMPLOYED BY THE BEDLINGTON COAL COY./ WHO FOUGHT AND FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ THE OWNERS PLACE THEIR NAMES HERE IN GRATEFUL REMEBRANCE/ (NAMES)/ 1914 THE GREAT WAR 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, J G
Anderson, H
Anderson, W G
Anderton, G
Andrews, J
Andrews, S
Angus, J C
Angus, W
Armstrong, R
Armstrong, R
See details for all 202 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 273
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 273
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 12FT, width 6FT 9IN
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • SHIELDS DAILY NEWS by N/A 20-09-1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSB15.6
  • ALNWICK AND COUNTY GAZETTE by N/A 24-09-1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • MORPETH HERALD by N/A 14-10-1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND

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