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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tynedale
Town
Knarsdale
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS BEATTIE & CO (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34203
Current location

St Jude's Church
just off the A689
Knarsdale
Tynedale
Northumberland
CA8 7PB
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 67849 54230
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Cross standing on a tall pedestal which, in turn, stands on two plinths, the whole set inside a low decorative railing. On the front of the cross a sword and scabbard are carved in half relief. The names from 1914-18 are listed on the front of the main pedestal using sans serif capitals. The date is at the bottom, the figures standing proud on a sunken background. The names from 1939-45 are on the side.
Inscription
IN/ HONOUR OF THE FOLLOWING/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN/ THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS." 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Horn, John Henderson
Ingledow, Walter James Beaumont
Pearson, John William
Ridley, John Emmerson
Ridley, Richardson
Turnbull, John Joseph
Wallace, James Hope
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename, surname
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4000MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: height 960MM, width 960MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Knarsdale 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
Sponsorship
Public
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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