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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Tynedale
Town
Hexham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th July 1917
    Attended by: Mrs. C.W.C. Henderson, the donor
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 Jul 1917
    Attended by: The Rector, Canon E. Sidney Savage, M.A.
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Lost
Lost
WM Reference
34132
Previous locations
  • ST WILFREDS INSTITUTE (COMMUNITY CENTRE)
    Gilesgate
    Hexham
    Tynedale
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 934 643
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Shrine, which had a wood frame containing the Roll of Honour of those who "died gloriously in the field of battle, giving their lives in the service of their Country". Above this was a Crucifix with a gabled roof to provide protection.
Inscription
THE RETURNING BRAVE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 100
    Served and returned: 100
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: not known
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
History
REMOVED AND LOST BEFORE THE INSTITUTE WAS SOLD TO THE COMMUNITY CENTRE on 31 Mar 1962
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Donated by Mrs. C.W.C. Henderson, of The Riding
Reference
  • Hexham Courant Saturday July 28th 1917
  • Newcastle Weekly Chronicle 28/7/1917 reports unveiling
  • Hexham Parish Magazine August 1917 which features a picture of the Rector dedicating the shrine. See also June and October 1917
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=7635
  • WMSH51.45

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