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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
North Tyneside
Town
North Shields
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MARTIN TRAVERS, MESSRS G J BAGULEY AND SON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34420
Current location

ST AUGUSTINS CHURCH
Washington Tce
North Shields
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 360 690
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE LIGHT STAINED GLASS WINDOW SURMOUNTED BY AN OCULUS. FIGURES DEPICTED IN EACH LIGHT. DEDICATORY BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION IN ENAMELLED BLACK LETTERING. LEFT LIGHT: ST GEORGE IS DEPICTED KILLING THE DRAGON WITH ST AUGUSTINE SLIGHTLY ABOVE HIM. AT THE BASE IS THE FIGURE OF A KNEELING SOLDIER CENTRE LIGHT: OUR LADY IN GLORY WITH THE INFANT CHRIST AND A SCEPTRE OF LILIES RIGHT LIGHT: ST NICHOLAS OF MYRA IS DEPICTED WITH ST OSWALD SLIGHTLY ABOVE HIM. FIGURE OF A SAILOR KNEELING IS AT THE BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER OCULUS: RISEN CHRIST REIGNING IN GLORY
Inscription
PLAQUE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHOSE NAMES ARE SET OUT BELOW WHO GAVE UP THEIR IVES/ DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ THE STAINED GLASS OF THE EAST WINDOW OF THIS CHURCH/ FORMS THE MEMORIAL OF RELATIVES, FRIENDS & PARISHIONERS/ "REQUIESCANT IN PACE." RIGHT LIGHT: 1914/ 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, A
Andrews, C F
Atkins, G H
Atkinson, G
Beales, T C
Bower, W
Brown, G
Burglass, T
Burn, J H
Burns, J D
See details for all 108 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 109
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 109
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £643 11S 2D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • SHIELDS DAILY NEWS by N/A 13/11/1922 07/11/1925 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSN34.22 & 34

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