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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Candle holder or candlestick
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:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34217
Current location

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
A pair of oak candlesticks which sit on octagonal feet. The wording is written in the hexagonal portion using Gothic upper and lower case lettering
Inscription
THESE CANDLESTICKS/ WERE GIVEN/ BY HIS WIFE/ IN MEMORY OF/ CAPT. C.J.H. ADAMSON/ 11 N.F. KILLED IN/ ACTION IN FRANCE/ SEPT 20 1917 HE DIED THE/ NOBLEST DEATH/ A MAN MAY DIE/ FIGHTING FOR GOD/ AND RIGHT AND/ LIBERTY AND/ SUCH A DEATH/ IS IMMORTALITY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, C J H
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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, rank, date of death,regiment,place of death,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Candle holder
    Measurements: height C 5FT
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £32/10

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: His widow

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