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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tynedale
Town
Corbridge
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Nov 1921
    Attended by: Rev. C. Taylor of Scotswood
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33903
Current location

In the choir transept
liturgical north wall
Methodist Chapel
Princes Road
Corbridge
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE45 5DD
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 99105 64468
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Library & Tourist Information Centre
    Market Place
    Corbridge
    Tynedale
    Northumberland
    NE45 5AD
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 98964 64396
    Denomination: Undefined
  • United Methodist Church
    Hill Street
    Corbridge
    Tynedale
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bronze Plaque, on wood pattress. The top edge has a very shallow domed top. At centre top of the plaque is an enamelled shield of white Maltese cross with a helmeted inward-facing head in each quarter, also in white, on a dark blue background. On either side is a pattern of grapes and vine leaves raised in half relief. The names are listed in two columns underneath the dedication, all lettering is in raised Roman capitals, on a pecked background. Beneath is a smaller brass plaque giving the history of the plaque.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE/ MEMBERS OF THE CHOIR OF/ THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT/ WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ "WE LOVED THEM IN LIFE LET US HONOUR THEM IN DEATH"/ On smaller brass plaque- THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS REMOVED FROM THE/ HILL STREET CHURCH/ A.D. 1938
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ellison, C Thomas
Ellison, John S
Forster, Surtees
Hall, James
Smith, Thomas
Wade, William
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 580mm, width 765mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 695mm, width 850mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 60mm, width 155mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 80mm, width 170mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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