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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Alnwick
Town
Warkworth
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
MAJOR M.H. GRAHAM
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 27 July 1962
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 September 1920
    Attended by: Major General Sir R A K Montgomery
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33982
Current location

at corner of graveyard on a raised platform
St Lawrence's Church
Warkworth
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE65 0UR
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 24657 06197
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
Stone cenotaph within low curved walls which contain flower beds. At its foot is a container for cut flowers. At the top of the monument is a bronze laurel wreath. There are two bronze panels-one for each conflict. The names are in raised Roman capitals throughout.
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO GAVE UP THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT/ WAR AD 1914-1918/ [names] AND THE FOLLOWING WHO GAVE UP THEIR/ LIVES IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arthur, R
Atkinson, Nicholas
Barrett, A J
Baston, Thomas James
Bootiman, J
Chrisp, W
Deuchar, R
Don, Andrew Nichol Durran
Donaldson, Norman John
Forrest, L W
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, regiment, surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 1210mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: height 2740mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: height 980mm, width 640mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: height 460mm, width 255mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • CHURCHYARD WALLS, GATE AND WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
Moved in 1963 because it stood at the foot of a steep bank in the corner of the cemetery. the bank had to be excavated to build a new bridge, but was also in danger of slipping
Costs

Site: £200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=8554
  • Northumberland County Council Bridges Section have photographs of the memorial in its original position, and of being crated up and lifted out until its relocation
  • NEWCASTLE DAILY JOURNAL 19 March 1920 & 13 September 1920
  • ALNWICK AND COUNTY GAZETTE 20 March 1920, 11 September 1920 & 18 September 1920, also various progress reports between March & September
  • MORPETH HERALD 17 & 24 September 1920

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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