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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Morpeth
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS MAWSON, SWAN & MORGAN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34141
Current location

Callers office
18-22
Post Office
Oldgate
Morpeth
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 19722 85994
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED FRAMED ROLL OF HONOUR. NAMES IN FOUR COLUMNS. PAINTED DECORATIVE BORDER OF LAUREL GARLAND. EACH CORNER HAS ONE EMBLEM OF BRITISH ISLES; DAFFODIL, ROSE, SHAMROCK AND THISTLE.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ MORPETH POSTAL DISTRICT/ POSTAL STAFF/(NAMES)/ENGINEERING STAFF/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Air, J T
Alderson, W G
Appleby, J P
Appleby, W P
Armstrong, H
Atkinson, G W
Atkinson, R C
Bennett, G
Best, R
Blackhall, A
See details for all 70 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 70
    Served and returned: 70
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,occupation, initials of forenames
    Order of information: occupation THEN surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height C 2.5FT, width C 2FT
    Materials: Wood, Glass
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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