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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)
Maker
MR EDWARD H THEW (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3rd October 1920
    Attended by: LT COL J RIDLEY ROBB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34102
Current location

The right hand plaque of two to the left of the pulpit.
Methodist Church
Beaumont St
Hexham
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE46 3LZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 93501 63975
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Brass Plaque on wood pattress. There is a wide decorated border of vine leaves and grapes. The names are listed in two columns in black Roman capitals.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ FOLLOWING MEN OF THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Benjamin D
Armstrong, Ernest
Barnfather, Nevison G
Boustead, George W
Dodd, William
Dodds, James W
Elliott, Gladstone G
Forster, G Christopher
Hetherington, Walter
Iveson, Frank T
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 580MM, width 675MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Hexham Courant 9/10/1920 reports unveiling.
  • Hexham Trinity Methodist Church 1887-1987 (booklet by Nan Garbutt)
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=7599. This page also has a digitised copy of the Order of Service for the unveiling. On the back page of that is a Roll of Honour of those who served.
  • Alan Grint has researched the names on the Hexham memorials in his book The Faith and Fire Within, 2006, Ergo Press ISBN 0955275814
  • WMSH51.9

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