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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Morpeth
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3 February 1921
    Attended by: Sir Francis Blake MP
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 November 2009
    Attended by: Undefined
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34137
Current location

near the Viking Statue
County Hall
Southgate
Morpeth
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2AP
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 20177 84370
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In the lobby
    Former County Council Offices
    Moot Hall
    Newcastle
    Castle Morpeth
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Two bronze plaques (1 for each conflict) mounted next to each other on external brick wall. Raised lettering. Corners bear low reliefs of laurel wreaths.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE BRAVE/ MEN ASSOCIATED WITH THE/ COUNTY COUNCIL OF NORTHUMBERLAND/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE BRAVE/MEN ASSOCIATED WITH THE/ COUNTY COUNCIL OF/ NORTHUMBERLAND/ WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, W
Anderson, C N
Armatage, R
Armstrong, R H
Barker, J
Bee, R
Blythe, J
Brown, F
Brown, N P
Brown, P
See details for all 82 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 625mm, width 875mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: height 625mm, width 875mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
History
Draeger Ltd funded the costs of the 2009 relocation
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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