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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Throckley
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS EMLEY & SONS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 August 1921
    Attended by: Major W E Stephenson of Throckley House
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 August 1921
    Attended by: Revd P Irvine
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34199
Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
east of Hexham Road Roundabout
Throckley
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
NE15 9AG
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 15833 66817
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Square-set column surmounted by demi-sphere and urn. Column stands on four-stepped base. Gilded names and inscription carved on sides of column.
Inscription
1914 1919/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THROCKLEY/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR./ THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US,/ LET US TRY TO BE WORTHY/ OF THE SACRIFICE/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Hugh
Allan, William
Armstrong, Walter
Atkinson, James
Atkinson, Thomas
Bain, John
Baty, Robert
Bell, Ernest W
Brown, Gordon W
Clark, Archibald
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: height C 2000MM
    Materials: Granite - Pink
Listing information
  • Throckley War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
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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