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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Tyneside
Town
Killingworth
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: July 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 2001
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34378
Current location

IN THE MAIN HALL
WEST MOOR FIRST INFANTS SCHOOL
Great Lime Rd
Killingworth
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 280 710
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED STAINLESS STEEL PLAQUE IN WOODEN FRAME WITH INCISED BLACK LETTERING.
Inscription
NEW PLAQUE: WEST MOOR COUNCIL SCHOOL/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE OLD BOYS/ OF THIS SCHOOL WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR./ (NAMES) LOST PLAQUE: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE OLD BOYS/ OF THIS SCHOOL WHO FELL/ IN THE EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armitage, William
Bell, Frank
Bolton, George
Brown, John R Park
Cartwright, Edward
Cowan, Isaac
Cross, Edward
Dodds, Joseph
Hall, Robert
Hartley, Herbert
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 31
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank,regiment
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 4FT, width 3FT
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 32.5IN, width C 17IN
    Materials: Metal, Stainless Steel
  • Frame
    Measurements: height C 36.5IN, width C 21IN
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2001: THE SCHOOL BURNT DOWN AND THE ORIGINAL MEMORIAL WAS LOST. IT HAS NOW BEEN REPLACED.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • MORPETH HERALD by N/A 28/7/1922 Source: Media Library Published:N/A MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSK9.3

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