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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Mitford
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34087
Current location

north wall of nave
St Mary Magdalene Church
Mitford
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 3PZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 16904 85613
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque with a wide patterned border of trefoils with squares at the 4 corners. The lettering is in Roman, the quotation is in Gothic
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE LOVED AND HONOURED MEMORY OF/ IAN BREAC MACLEOD/ LIEUT. 2ND BATT. THE BLACK WATCH,/ KILLED IN ACTION 17TH APRIL 1915/ AGED 21 YEARS/ "GOD PROVED HIM, AND FOUND HIM WORTHY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Macleod, Ian Breac
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, forenames, manner of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 265MM, width 455MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Canon Roderick Charles McLeod, Rural Dean, and his father. He was descended from the McLeods of Dunvegan Castle
Reference
  • A History of Mitford Church, page 16- reference P270 at Northumberland Record Office

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