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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tynedale
Town
Byrness
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33801
Current location

north wall of nave
St Francis of Assisi Church
A68
south end of village
Byrness
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE19 1TR
England

OS Grid Ref: NT 77083 02331
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque on marble backboard There is wide patterned border of oak leaves and acorns. At centre top is a laurel wreath with the name "Byrness", inside which are the words "Roll of Honour". The names of those who died are at the top below the dedication, and those who served are listed in two columns. The title and dedication are in Roman capitals, while the names are in sans serif capitals.
Inscription
BYRNESS/ ROLL/ OF/ HONOUR/ 1914 - 1918/ PARISHIONERS WHO SERVED THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amos, Goerge W
Amos, John
Anderson, James A
Anderson, John
Anderson, Joseph
Anderson, Michael
Baty, John
Bell, John
Crozier, Robert
Dodd, Margaret Hall
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 22
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 760MM, width 950MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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