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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tynedale
Town
Prudhoe
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR EDWARD H THEW (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 Mar 1920
    Attended by: Rev. J.G. Hodgson, Hexham
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34126
Current location

3
Prudhoe Working Men's Club
South Street
Prudhoe
Tynedale
Northumberland
TA1 3DT
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 23223 24261
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Methodist (formerly Wesleyan Methodist) Chapel
    Ovington
    Tynedale
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brass Plaque with dome at centre top, on a pattress which echoes the shape. There is a wide border of oak leaves and flowers.. At centre top is a cross enclosed by a laurel wreath. The lettering is in Roman capitals, apart from the quotation at the bottom, which is in Gothic script.
Inscription
ERECTED / IN MEMORY OF THE MEN / OF THE OVINGTON DISTRICT / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR / KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/[names]/"Greater love hath no man than this, that / a man lay down his life for his friends"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Foster, Edwin
Lyall, John
Pigg, William
Robson, George
Scott, Joseph
Scott, Robert
Simpson, Charles
Smith, Edward
Urwin, Robert
Vickers, Godfrey
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 900MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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