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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Heddon On The Wall
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
SIR WILLIAM GOSCOMBE JOHN RA
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 18th February 1918
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34025
Current location

NORTH AISLE WALL
ST ANDREWS CHURCH
Heddon On The Wall
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 134 668
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO HALVES WITH PILLARS AT ENDS AND IN CENTRE.- EACH HALF HAS PEDIMENTED TOP WITH FIGURE OF KNIGHT ON HORSEBACK IN HALF RELIEF
Inscription
MAJOR JAMES.LEADBITTER.KNOTT / D.S.O. / WHO.FELL.AT.THE.SOMME / ON.THE.1ST.JULY.1916 / AGED.33.YEARS . HE LIES AT REST BESIDE HIS BROTHER / IN THE BRITISH CEMETERY AT YPRES / CAPTAIN / HENRY.BASIL.KNOTT / WHO.FELL.AT.YPRES / ON.THE.7TH.SEPT..1915 / AGED.24.YEARS / THEIR BODIES ARE BURIED IN PEACE / BUT THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Knott, Henry Basil
Knott, James Leadbitter
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,place of death,forename,place of burial,age of death,relationships,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1200MM, width 1500MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
IN GRADE 1 LISTED BUILDING
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WMSH35.5

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