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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Matfen
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
E W GUTHRIE OF BENWELL (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34057
Current location

south wall of nave
Holy Trinity Church
Matfen
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
NE20 0RL
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 03035 71764
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Roll of Honour on parchment, set in a glazed plain wood frame. The title "Roll of Honour" is in illuminated Gothic script. Below this are painted flags between two laurel sprays above a ribbon bearing the dates and "Matfen Parish" and the dates. At the bottom, the words "For King and Country" are in Gothic upper and lower case. The roll is handwritten in ink. The page is divided into three columns of 9 spaces, into which the names are set in the first two columns, with the third column left blank.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR / 1914-'15-'16 / MATFEN PARISH / 1917,1918 / FOR KING AND COUNTRY/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Akenhead, Arthur George
Beattie, Frederick George
Charlton, Frederick
Chattaway, William Henry
Graham, George
Graham, Thomas Forster
Hall, Andrew
Howe, William Christopher
Leathard, Frederick Tom
Longstaff, John Leonard
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, date of death,regiment,place of birth,manner of death, rank, decorations, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 850MM, width 625MM
    Materials: Parchment, Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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