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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tynedale
Town
Hexham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34100
Current location

West End Methodist Church Hall
Leazes Terrace
Hexham
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE46 3DL
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 92894 64071
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Brass Plaque mounted in a plain wood frame. A single line border frames the lettering which is in sans serif and Roman capitals.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JOHN KIRKLAND,/ A MEMBER OF THIS CHURCH, WHO IN THE/ GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1919,/ LAID DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY/ AT ARRAS, ON AUGUST 24TH 1918./ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY/ MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH AND CONGREGATION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Kirkland, John
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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 ,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 310MM, width 460MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • WMSH51.18
  • Alan Grint has researched the names on the Hexham memorials in his book The Faith and Fire Within, 2006, Ergo Press ISBN 0955275814
  • A Church's Story. West End Methodist Church, Hexham Vivien Little, 1985, page 28
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=7608

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