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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Tynedale
Town
West Woodburn
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS EMLEY & SONS (Makers)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34284
Current location

on the side of the A68 about 800 yards south of the village
West Woodburn
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE48 2RA
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 89685 86194
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite Obelisk on a sandstone base. The names from 1914-18 are on the front face of the base, and those from 1939-45 are on one side. The lettering is in sans serif capitals throughout, incised and painted black.
Inscription
THE WORLD WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ ERECTED BY/ THE PARISH OF CORSENSIDE/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, Alan M
Bell, Arch W
Bullock, Arthur
Cowens, Robert
Craighill, John
Craighill, W James
Dagg, Michael
Dodd, Joseph T
Dodds, Eric D
Elliott, John
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, place of death,forename
    Order of information: date of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death,place of death,forename
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height C 3000MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 900MM, width 900MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Corsenside Parish War Memorial, West Woodburn
  • 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
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=9265
  • Images of England – Bellingham, North Tynedale and Redesdale P.91 contains a photo of the unveiling.
  • In Silent Fortitude: In Memory of the Men of the North Tyne Valley who Fell in the Great War; Alan Isaac Grint; 2011; Ergo Press; ISBN 9780955751097
  • Redewetter No.6 Magazine of the Redesdale Society.

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