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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Table
District
Tynedale
Town
Hexham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34096
Current location

Salvation Army Citadel
Market Street
Hexham
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE46 3NS
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 93551 64181
Denomination: Salvation Army

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Description
Oak Holiness Table. The drops at the side are heavily carved with a pattern of leaf stems. The angles between the tops of the legs and the top are also filled in with carved triangular panels. In the centre front is a small brass plaque which bears the dedication, in Roman capitals.
Inscription
DEDICATED TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN MEMORY OF/ SERGEANT MATTIE THOMPSON/ AGED 23/ 6TH BLACK WATCH R.H.R./ KILLED IN ACTION IN TUNISIA/ 26TH APRIL 1943/ PRESENTED BY HIS DAD, MAM & STAN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Thompson, Mattie
See details
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Table
    Measurements: depth 560mm, height 915mm, width 1065mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 70MM, width 95MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: By his parents
Reference
  • WMSH51.39

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