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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Tyneside
Town
Longbenton
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th July 1921
    Attended by: MAJ GEN SIR K MONTGOMERY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34307
Current location

BENTON METHODIST CHURCH
Longbenton
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 277 690
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED PLAQUE WITH RAISED LETTERING MOUNTED ON WOODEN PATTRESS. LAUREL WREATH IN RELIEF AT TOP LEFT. TUDOR ROSE IN RELIEF AT EACH BASE CORNER
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN RECOGNITION OF/ THE MEN FROM THIS CHURCH/ WHO SERVED IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE WAS MADE BY/ (NAMES)/ THESE ALSO SERVED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, James A
Batie, Hugh
Bean, William
Bell, Frank
Birkett, Arnold
Bowman, Reginald
Briault, Harry A
Burrell, John
Carlyon, Norman
Carlyon, Phillip
See details for all 37 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 31
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height C 30IN, width C 20IN
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • SHIELDS DAILY NEWS by N/A 14/7/1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSB85.1

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