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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33905
Current location

on the liturgical south wall
Methodist Chapel
Princes Street
Corbridge
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE45 5DB
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 99105 64467
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Brass Plaque in a carved wood frame. There is a border with geometric pattern with a square in each corner with a saltire with red background. The names are in two columns using sans serif capitals. The dedication and quotation are both in Gothic lower case lettering with red initials
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN/ LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkin, R
Blackburn, W
Ellerington, R
Jackson, J
Logan, Ja
Lowes, N
Maddison, Fl
Mitchinson, M
Morrow, Jh
Pearson, Ja
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 55mm, height 640mm, width 1005mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth inset, height 435mm, width 635mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Newcastle Daily Journal 30/7/1920 reports that the members had raised £98 towards the renovation of their churchand placing a tablet in memory of 11 members who had sacrificed their lives in the Great War.
  • Unpublished chapel history (2015)-inside the chapel-for details of troop use in both wars
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=6825
  • WMSC52.9

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