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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wansbeck
Town
Bedlington Station
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Ralph Hedley and Sons (Wood Carver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: December 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 16 December 1949
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7 November 1948
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 9 December 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33962
Current location

On the west wall of the south aisle
St Johns Church
Bedlington Station
Wansbeck
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 288 835
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large rectangular wooden board with carved dedicatory inscription within the top section, WW1 names within the centre section and WW2 names within the bottom section. Carved floral border.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, John
Allen, J
Anderson, H
Anger, W
Bailey, J
Bell, E
Bell, J
Brooks, A
Brooks, D
Burn, John
See details for all 133 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 106
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 106
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 6ft, width 2ft
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • MORPETH HERALD by N/A 17-12-1920 Source: Media Library Published:N/A MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • NEWCASTLE DAILY JOURNAL by N/A 24-07-1920 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NEWCASTLE

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