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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Gateshead
Town
Gateshead
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr Connell (Designer)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
48238
Previous locations
  • St James Church (demolished)
    Park Rd
    Gateshead
    Gateshead
    Tyne And Wear
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 264 630
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Five light stained glass window with associated stone tablets with dedication and names.
Inscription
Tablet 1: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THE PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE SERVICE OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ THESE TABLETS AND WINDOWS,/ THE GIFTS OF/ A. E. WELTON ESQ.,/ WERE DEDICATED Tablet 2: MAKE THEM BE NUMBERED WITH THY SAINTS IN GLORY EVER LASTING/ (NAMES) Tablet 3: THANKS BE TO GOD WHO GIVETH US THE VICTORY THROUGH OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, C
Allen, R
Archer, D
Armstrong, H
Armstrong, J M
Armstrong, W
Atkinson, R W
Bailey, H W
Bailey, J
Bailey, S J
See details for all 241 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 239
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 239
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Condition
History
The Church was burnt down the window cracked. The tablets were saved and it was intended that they should be put in a memorial garden enquiries made in 2017 but not found.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • CDG39.24

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