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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Whalton
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Hedley Brothers of Newcastle
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 30 Jan 1919
    Attended by:
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 14 Aug 1918
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34213
Current location

Divides the north chapel from the north aisle
St Mary Magdalene Church
Whalton
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 3UP
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 13070 81303
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oak screen of three double panels and door. The inscription is on the centre horizontal frame dividing the upper and lower panels on the screen. The lettering is in Gothic, upper and lower case script
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF RALPH EUSTACE SMITH, NORTHUMBERLAND HUSSARS,/ ATTACHED ROYAL FLYING CORPS, WHO FELL IN ACTION DURING THE NIGHT OF 18TH-19TH OF APRIL 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Smith, Ralph Eustace
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, regiment, forenames, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £86/10

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Smiths Dock Monthly No 1, Vol 1, 1919 pages 11-12

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