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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Netherwitton
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS EMLEY & SONS
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 15 January 1919
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1919
    Attended by: Revd Hugh C A S Muller
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34155
Current location

North wall of Nave
St Giles' Church
Netherwitton
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 4NS
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 10166 90411
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall-mounted brass plaque with incised black inscription, Cross at top centre and foliated border.
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ ALL THOSE, BOTH MEN AND WOMEN, WHO PATRIOTICALLY ASSISTED BY JOINING/ THE COLOURS TO PROSECUTE THE GREAT WAR TO A SUCCESSFUL ISSUE AND ALSO TO THE/ SACRED, PROUD, AND UNDYING MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING BOTH OF THE REGULAR, NEW / AND TERRITORIAL ARMY WHO GALLENTLY AND NOBLY RESPONDED TO THEIR COUNTY'S/ CALL IN THE HOUR OF NEED AND MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1918/ NETHERWITTON / NEW ARMY /(Names) / WHITE-HOUSE/ NEW AND TERRITORIAL ARMY / (Names) / NUNNYKIRK / REGULAR ARMY / (Name) / NEW ARMY (Names) / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"/ ERECTED BY GRATEFUL AND PROUD RELATIVES AND FRIENDS OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED / RESIDING IN THE DISTRICTS OF NETHERWITTON, NUNNYKIRK AND WHITE-HOUSE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brewer, Thomas Edison
Butters, Thomas
Dalton, John William
Davey, Norman
Dunn, William
Gill, William
Hope, John
Lampshire, Lawrence
Moscrop, Robert
Orde, John Barwick
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename,place of residence, surname
    Order of information: place of residence THEN surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 685mm, width 915mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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