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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Alnwick
Town
Whittingham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: August 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Newcastle
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34024
Current location

Behind the font
St Bartholomew's Church
Church View
Whittingham
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 4UP
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 06630 11940
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The WINDOW DEPICTS KING OSWALD OF NORTHUMBRIA ERECTING A CROSS BEFORE THE BATTLE OF HEAVENFIELD IN 635AD. A Brass Plaque of odd shape (to fit the space it occupies) bears the inscription, and has a border studded with stones.
Inscription
TO THE HISTORIC MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE ANCIENT PARISH OF/ WHITTINGHAM WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR WITH GERMANY 1914-1919./ THEY ENLISTED TO VINDICATE THE CAUSE OF AN OUTRAGED HUMANITY./ THEY LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN A SACRED AND RIGHTEOUS CAUSE./ THEY DIED FOR ENGLAND./ THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED BY THE VICAR AND PARISHIONERS OF WHITTINGHAM/ (Names)/ PRO DEO REGE GREGE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barclay, Thomas E
Browne, Charles N F
Buckle, Dudley Francis
Chisam, Alfred
Clark, Robert H
Cunnington, William E
Davidson, Peter
Dodds, Andrew
Fenwick, William
Foggin, George
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died, age, surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: year of death THEN surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: The brass plaque was paid for by public subscription, and the jewels around its edge donated by the Vicar (Revd William Shield) and parishioners

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Newcastle Daily News 26/8/1920

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