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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
33803
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 77081 02339
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden Wall board , very plain with raised centre panel. The name of the School is on the higher part of the double border at the top. The dedication is on the lower, wider part of the top border. The names are carried on the central panel. All lettering is gilded sans serif lettering for the names with the dedication in Gothic script. The name of the man who died is at the top of the list, those who served are listed in two columns below.
Inscription
BYRNESS C.E. SCHOOL/ IN MEMORY OF THE OLD SCHOLARS OF THE ABOVE SCHOOL WHO/ SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN ITS HOUR OF NEED. 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amos, George
Amos, John
Anderson, John
Anderson, Michael
Baty, John
Dodd, Margaret
Dodd, Simon
Philipson, Michael
Robson, Jacob
Scott, Isabella
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 11
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 490MM, width 530MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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