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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Tynedale
Town
Hexham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34145
Current location

Hexham Army Reserve Centre
Dare Wilson Barracks
Hencotes
Hexham
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE46 2NR
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 93150 63884
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FRAMED SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT FROM THE HEXHAM HERALD PRINTED IN GILT ON ART PAPER
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ LIST OF NORTHUMBRIA'S GALLANT SONS FROM HEXHAM, PRUDHOE, HALTWHISTLE, STOCKSFIELD, CORBRIDGE/ BELLINGHAM, NEWBURN, HAYDON BRIDGE, ALLENDALE, ETC WHO HAVE RESPONDED/ TO THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL/ (NAMES)/ Top left hand corner -“Fall In! / Why do they call, sonny, why do they / call / For men who are brave and strong? / Is it nought to you if your country fall / And Right is smashed by Wrong? . Is it football still and the picture show, / The pub and the betting odds, / When your brothers stand in the tyrant’s / blow / And England’s call is God’s.” Top right hand corner- “Prayer of the People / Lord, from this storm-awakened isle, / At this dark hour on land and sea, / ‘Twixt bugle-call and Sabbath bell / Go up our prayers to Thee. / Where’er our people be tonight / Our husbands or our sons / Tossed on the thunder-bolted deep, / Or bivouacked by the guns; / Treading the mire of a foreign land . Or guarding our native coasts, / Be Thou their Shield and Comforter, / We pray Thee, God of Hosts!”.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1439
    Served and returned: 1439
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,place of birth, surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 710MM, width 530MM
    Materials: Wood, Glass, Paper, Gilt
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: By Hexham Herald-A number of copies were printed for sale to readers of the Hexham Herald at the nominal price of twopence per copy
Reference

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