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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tynedale
Town
Falstone
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33918
Current location

United Reformed Church
Falstone
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE48 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 72296 87509
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
White Marble Plaque, with shallow gabled top. In the gable is carved a sword with a laurel wreath in half relief. There is a scrolled design supporting each side. The names for 1914-18 are listed in two columns, one obviously having been added later since it is out of place. The names for 1939-45 are incised on the bottom frame. All lettering is in sans serif capitals throughout, apart from the quotation which is in sans serif italics.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF OUR BRETHREN/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cowan, James T
Davidson, C
Dood, W
Famelton, R N
Forster, T
Inglas, C
Inglis, Hector
Jackson, D
Jackson, D
Potts, R R
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 900mm, width 1200mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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