Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
North Tyneside
Town
North Shields
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34403

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Current location

Christ Church
Preston Road
North Shields
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
NE29 0LW
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 35388 68668
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • ON THE WEST WALL
    HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
    North Shields
    North Tyneside
    Tyne And Wear
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 353 679
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Wooden triptych baring a Roll of Honour inscribed in gilt lettering. The dedication is made in the central panel around a large brass cross. The names of those who served are listed either side. Below the central panel are the names of the 'Heroic dead' inscribed into a brass plaque.
Inscription
FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY. GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS. THE HEROIC DEAD
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
2020: Memorial was reported to now be in Christ Church, North Shields. Date unknown: Holy Trinity Church was demolished and the memorial removed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • NEWCASTLE DAILY JOURNAL by N/A 10-04-1920 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NEWCASTLE
  • WMSN34.16

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