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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Gateshead
Town
Heworth
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th April 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42116
Current location

ON THE EAST WALL OF THE TRANSEPT
ST MARYS CHURCH
Heworth
Gateshead
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 280 610
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TRIANGULAR HEADED GREY MARBLE MOUNTED ONTO A RED MARBLE BACKBOARD. TWO SMALLER TABLETS WITH ADDITIONAL NAMES ON THEM HAVE BEEN PLACED AT THE SIDES. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK AND RED LETTERING OAK SHELF BELOW THE TABLETS FOR FLOWERS
Inscription
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE PELAW & DISTRICT SEWING PARTY AND FRIENDS/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE BRAVE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HAT NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, W
Addison, E
Anderson, R
Armstrong, F H
Arnell, W
Arnold, J
Atkinson, H
Bainbridge, J
Bainbridge, J
Barker, H
See details for all 249 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 506
    Served and returned: 253
    Died: 253
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Red
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDH92.03

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