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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Processional cross
District
North Tyneside
Town
Willington Quay
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR C E CHARLEWOOD
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 31st July 1948
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7th November 1948
    Attended by: Mr W R Brayley JP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7th November 1948
    Attended by: ARCHDEACON OF NORTHUMBERLAND
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34600
Current location

St Paul's Church
George Street
Willington Quay
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
NE28 6SL
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 32719 66468
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Processional cross on an oak frame. The hilt of the cross is hand painted blue with silver trim. The shaft is of oak. It is fastened to the board by a steel pin. Below the pin the dedication is carved into the backing oak frame. The names are listed in two columns, one on each side of the cross shaft, using serifs capitals throughout, the lettering carved and painted blue.
Inscription
THIS CROSS WAS/ GIVEN IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE MEN AND/ WOMEN IN THIS/ PARISH WHO WERE/ KILLED BY ENEMY/ ACTION DURING/ THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beavis, F
Brooks, T
Bruce, F A
Cassidy, J
Chambers, S
Clark, T C
Cook, E
Corder, J
Corr, J
Coutts, C F
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 2000mm, width 675mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Processional cross
    Measurements: height 1500mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: NIL
Memorial: £68/10 + 14/- per dozen letters

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • HALL, GEORGE UNSWORTH- "WILLINGTON QUAY: THE RISE, FALL AND RESURRECTION"; (DATE UNKNOWN)

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