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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tynedale
Town
Blanchland
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33798
Current location

St Mary's Abbey
B6306
Blanchland
Tynedale
Northumberland
DH8 9SP
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 96579 50402
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
St Cuthberts Cross (roughly Malterse Cross shaped) on tall slender tapering shaft and plain square plinth. The main inscription is down the front of the shaft. The quotation is on the front of the pedestal. Lettering is incised and filled with lead, using sans serif capitals.
Inscription
ERECTED/ IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN/ THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 TO 1919/ (NAMES)/ "ALL THEY HAD, THEY GAVE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, John
Forster, Tom M
Kennedy, William
Morpeth, George
Murray, William
Sanderson, Edgar
Vipond, Harry J
White, George
Wilson, William
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL OUTSIDE ST MARYS ABBEY
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
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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