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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tynedale
Town
Thorneyburn
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS R B AVES
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 26th November 1919
    Attended by:
  • Rededicated
    Date: 9 Nov 2014
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33937
Current location

St Aidan's Church
Thorneyburn
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE48 1NA
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 78625 87688
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • St Luke's Church
    on main road from Bellingham to Falstone
    Greystead
    Tynedale
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 771 858
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Bronze Plaque with dome at centre top in a black and gold marble frame. There is a broad patterned border of rose leaves and flowers raised in casting with the background enamelled black. At each corner is a roundel containing a Tudor rose. At the centre top is the figure of a knight in armour carrying a standard. The title is in Gothic upper and lower case script. The names are listed in two columns divided by a vertical single black line, the lettering being in black elaborate capitals with some initials in red.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO SERVED/ THEIR GOD AND COUNTRY IN THE HOUR OF NEED 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Carruthers, J
Crozier, A
Crozier, J
Davidson, Ae
Davidson, Rwd
Davidson, Rws
Dodd, Af
Dodd, W
Forster, Sd
Forster, W
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 27
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 840MM, width 980MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
SOME DAMAGE TO INSCRIPTION (1989)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WMSG21.2
  • Alan Grint has researched the names on this memorial in his book In Silent Fortitude, 2011 Ergo Press ISBN 9780955751098 :-Cogito books
  • The Meeting of the Waters: The North Tyne and Redesdale Team Magazine Nov.2014
  • The Journal 13/5/1920 reports that the memorials are being made.
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=7290

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