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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Gateshead
Town
Whickham
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21st August 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42205
Current location

ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Whickham
Gateshead
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 200 600
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
NOWY-HEADED BRONZE PLAQUE SET IN WOODEN FRAME. EMBOSSED LETTERING. NAMES IN TWO COLUMNS.
Inscription
RIGHT NOT MIGHT/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE/ WHICKHAM MEN WHO DIED IN THE/ CAUSE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ "IN THY REDEEMING LOVE HAVE MERCY ON THE FALLEN"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arthurs, D
Atkinson, C C
Atkinson, H
Atkinson, J W
Atkinson, W
Bell, W M
Bell, W T
Bertram, A
Brennan, J
Brennan, P
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 130
    Served and returned: 65
    Died: 65
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDW86.03

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