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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Newburn
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS EMLEY & SONS (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15th July 1922
    Attended by: DUKE OF NORTHUMBERLAND
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34580
Current location

Opposite Station Road
Newburn Rd
Newburn
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE15 8JY
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 16698 65403
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tapering column surmounted by stone figure of a Tommy standing at ease but with left hand across chest. Bronze inscription plaques each bearing a wreath at the top on three sides of column.
Inscription
FRONT FACE: TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN/ OF NEWBURN/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAMES SHALL LIVE FOR EVERMORE/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS/ FRIENDS OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, F
Amers, D
Astley, John
Baines, Joseph
Baycroft, J A
Braithwaite, W
Brodie, A
Burke, H
Burton, F
Campbell, J
See details for all 79 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: HAND AND BAYONET BROKEN OFF. NOW REPAIRED. SOME GRAFFITI. ONE NAME PLAQUE IS MISSING
Costs

Site: £550-560

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public,other
Reference
  • WMSN13.1
  • ALNWICK AND COUNTY GAZETTE by N/A 27-05-1922 Source: Media Library Published:N/A ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 91, 92 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK

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