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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wansbeck
Town
Newbiggin-by-the-sea
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
George L Brynhof, club member (Designer)
Mr G Widderfield, club member (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st August 1921
    Attended by: Colonel J H Nicholson of Cowpen Hall
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33944
Current location

Maritime Heritage Centre
Newbiggin-by-the-sea
Wansbeck
Northumberland
NE64 6DX
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 31684 88011
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • 3
    Ivy Leaf Social Club
    Windsor Terrace
    Newbiggin By The Sea
    Wansbeck
    Northumberland
    NE64 6UJ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 30957 87586
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Oak Board comprising of four planks joined horizontally (although the joints are barely visible). There is a wide border of oak leaves, culminating in roundels in each corner featuring the English lions, the Scottish lion, the Irish harp and the welsh dragon. At centre bottom is the badge of the County of Northumberland with the quotation inscribed on either side. The names are listed in 6 columns. All the decoration, panel divisions and lettering are done by pokerwork.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF NEWBIGGIN-BY-THE-SEA WHO PAID THE/SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ "NOT FOR THEMSELVES, BUT FOR OTHERS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainslie, John
Armstrong, A
Armstrong, G
Armstrong, J
Armstrong, R
Armstrong, W
Arthurs, E J
Baker, William
Barber, Thomas
Beal, Thomas
See details for all 137 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 137
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 137
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1075mm, width 1825mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Presented by the designer and the maker
Reference
  • SHIELDS DAILY NEWS 03-08-1921
  • ALNWICK AND COUNTY GAZETTE 06-08-1921
  • MORPETH HERALD 05-08-1921
  • Blyth News 4/8/1921

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