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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Organ or organ part
District
Tynedale
Town
Haydon Bridge
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34011
Current location

high on the wall over the entrance doors from the porch to the chapel
on the chapel side
Methodist Church
Church Street
Haydon Bridge
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE47 6JG
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 84205 64482
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Organ with Brass Plaque on wooden backboard-note the pipe organ was lost when the church was refurbished in 1998, and replaced with an electronic organ, but the plaque survives.
Inscription
THIS ORGAN IS DEDICATED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING/ MEMORY OF THOSE ASSOCIATED/ WITH THE CHURCH WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN/ THE GREAT WATER 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Gm
Batey, J
Batey, W
Brown, Ej
Brown, W
Davidson, N
Douglas, I
Hutchinson, P
Kirby, F
Lee, F
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 750mm, width 340mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Organ or Organ part
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 810mm, width 380mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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