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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Font or font cover
District
Tynedale
Town
Hexham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
LORD ROBERTS MEMORIAL WORKSHOPS (Manufacturer)
Lord Roberts Memorial Workshops in Dundee (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th June 1948
    Attended by: Rev. A.A. Smith (see also notes above)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34113
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: NY 93270 63926
Denomination: United Reformed

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Previous locations
  • English Presbyterian Church
    Battle Hill
    Hexham
    Tynedale
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Presbyterian
Description
Font with brass plate insert, and matching lectern. The font is hexagonal, on a central stem, with decorated carved panels 1m high x 490 cm across top. The plaque measures 18cm high x 12cm wide. The lettering is in black Roman capitals with some initials and dates in red.
Inscription
DEDICATED/ TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND THE/ MEMORY OF THOSE/ OF THIS CONGREGATION/ WHO/ FELL IN THE/ WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrie, Wn
Forster, D
Gibson, R
Smith, Fdm
White, Ri
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 180mm, width 120mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Font
    Measurements: height 1000MM, width 490MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £39

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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