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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Alnwick
Town
Rothbury
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33926
Current location

South wall of memorial chapel
All Saints Church
Rothbury
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE65 7UU
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 05704 01732
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oak panel with carved lettering. Above, the badge of the Royal Artillery and below the badge of the United Nations, both boin relief and full colour. Lettering is incised in Roman capitals and painted blue.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF OUR SON/ JOHN KIDD THOMPSON M.C./ CAPTAIN, THE ROYAL ARTILLERY/ AIRBOURNE ANTI-TANK REGIMENT/ WHO GAVE HIS LIFE SERVING/ WITH THE/ UNITED NATIONS IN KOREA/ 23RD JUNE 1952
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Thompson, John Kidd
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Commemorations
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, decorations, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: height 1060mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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