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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Uglham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
W R Rochester, MESSRS G MAILE & SON LTD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 July 1924
    Attended by: Hon. Arthur Joicey of Longhirst
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 July 1924
    Attended by: Revd P C Fielding, Vicar
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34204
Current location

north east corner of churchyard
facing the road
St John the Baptist Church
Uglham
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 3BH
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 23491 92510
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Granite wheel cross with demi-sphere decoration on head, surmounting tapering stone pedestal. Two-stepped wide stone base. The dedication starts at the bottom of the cross and carries down onto the pedestal. Names are in sans serifs capitals. The quotation is on the rear of the top step. Another name has been added below this
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN/ HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THE PARISH OF ULGHAM/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ "THE MEN WERE VERY GOOD UNTO US AND WE WERE NOT HURT,/ THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US BY BOTH NIGHT AND DAY"/[name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burge, N
Curry, A
Ferguson, J B
Hall, J W
Harrison, A
Heslop, J
Learmouth, T
Lowery, W
Mavin, J
Mclain, R
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Ulgham 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

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