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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Tynedale
Town
Riding Mill
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34131
Current location

North wall of nave
below window showing St. George.
St James Church
Church Lane
Riding Mill
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE44 6DS
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 01839 61313
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stained glass window depicting St. George with a scallop shell (sign of the pilgrim) on his breastplate, carting a spear in his right hand and an elaborately shaped shield decorated with his cross in his left hand. Above him the words “Quo fata vocant” (“Where the fates lead”) are written with a decoration of oak leaves. Behind him a winding path leads to ?the new Jerusalem. On the sloping sill below is a brass plaque bearing the dedication.. At centre top is a cross in red enamel. The lettering is in Roman capitals throughout.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ CHARLES GORDON SHARP/ 2ND LIEUT. 4TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS/ WHO FELL AT THE YPRES SALIENT/ FEBRUARY 5TH 1916
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Sharp, Charles Gordon
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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, regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 280MM, width 560MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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