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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tynedale
Town
Haltwhistle
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33955
Current location

Holy Cross Church
Eden's Lawn
Haltwhistle
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE49 0BL
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 70748 64026
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque on wood pattress. There is a border of two red parallel single lines. At the top is a regimental badge. The lettering is in Roman capitals.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ CAPT. RAYMOND SMITH/ XI BORDER REGT./ KILED IN ACTION NEAR/ THIEPVAL ON JULY 1ST 1916/ AGED 27 YEARS/ "GREATER LOVE/ HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS/ LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Smith, Raymond
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    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,forename,manner of death,age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 615mm, width 415mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 710mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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