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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Gosforth
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 19th April 1917
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34435
Current location

ST NICHOLAS CHURCH
Gosforth
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 251 681
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STAINED GLASS WINDOW, DECORATED AS BELOW, WITH ACCOCIATED PLAQUE WINDOW DEPICTS ST GEORGE IN SHINING ARMOUR WITH SHIELD AND RAISED SWORD, ABOVE BADGE OF NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. PLAQUE HAS BORDER OF RED ROSES
Inscription
"THEY WERE LOVELY AND PLEASANT IN THEIR LIVES/ AND IN DEATH THEY WERE NOT DIVIDED."/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/ CAPTAIN GEORGE EDWARD HUNTER AGED 28 YEARS AND CAPTAIN HOWARD TOMLIN/ HUNTER AGED 26 YEARS/ BOTH OPF THE 6TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS (T) WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION ON/ 26TH APRIL 1915 NEAR ST JULIEN AT THE SECOND BATTLE OF YPRES./ THIS WINDOW WAS ERECTED BY THEIR FATHER AND MOTHER/ EDWARD AND ANNIE CUNNINGHAM HUNTER OF WENTWORTH, GOSFORTH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hunter, George Edward
Hunter, Howard Tomlin
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 10", width 52"
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • WMSG9.10

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