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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Vase or flower holder
District
Tynedale
Town
Hexham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8th September 1946
    Attended by: Rev Arthur A Smith
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34109
Current location

St Aidan's Church
Hencotes
Hexham
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE46 2EQ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 93270 63926
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
PAIR OF ENGRAVED Brass FLOWER VASES. Lettering is in Roman capitals, 5 mm high, engraved on the outside of each vase near the base.
Inscription
SERGT. D.M. SMITH, R.A.F./ 15.12.44/ AGED 22
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Smith, Dm
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, date of death, service,forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Vase
    Measurements: height 190mm, width 100mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Private gift from Rev. & Mrs. A.A. Smith
Reference
  • WMSH51.34
  • Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War, 1944. W.R. Chorley; Midland Counties Publication; 1997; ISBN 0 904597 91 1
  • Morpeth Herald 13/9/1946 reports dedication
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=7624

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