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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Alnwick
Town
Whittingham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14th February 1950
    Attended by: Lord Ravensworth
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 Feb 1950
    Attended by: Revd G Henderson, Vicar of Whittingham
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34046
Current location

In the main room
War Memorial Hall
Church View
Whittingham
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 4UP
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 06630 11940
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Oak Board. There is an outer border of motifs, raised and gilded, on a painted light blue background. The words "Pro Patria" and "They will not be forgotten" are incised into the upper and lower border respectively, in gilded Roman capitals. The main panel is divided into three discrete horizontal panels, of differing sizes sunken in carving, which contain (a) the dedication (b) the names from 1914-1918 and (c) the names from 1939-1945. The names are listed in 3 columns. All lettering is raised in carving and gilded on a plain wood background
Inscription
PRO PATRIA/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE OF WHITTINGHAM AND CALLALY WHO/ MADE THE SUPREME IN THE TWO WORLD WARS 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ THEY WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Black, I
Brewis, J
Brown, F
Buck, R M
Chisholm, A
Clark, R
Cunnington, W E
Davidson, P
Fenwick, W
Ferguson, J
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 610mm, width 915mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Berwick Advertiser 23/1/1947 & 2/12/1948
  • Alnwick Mercury 17/2/1950

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