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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Newcastle Upon Tyne
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J W Singer and Sons Ltd (Manufacturer)
Mr. Robert Beall (Mason)
John Reid Arca (Sculptor)
William Curry of Birtley (Artist)
Messrs Mauchlen and Weightman (Architect)
Mr. Rene Bowman (Undefined)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th August 1920
    Attended by: Duke of Northumberland
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48362
Current location

Set in the old arched opening
Newcastle Commercial Exchange
Quayside
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE1 3RG
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 25200 63800
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Portland Stone Monument, rising from a stylobate of black Irish marble, crowned with entablature with frieze enriched with laurel garlands, leading to a terminal bronze figure representing Victory. Recessed in front of memorial is tablet of cast bronze, with inscription in raised letters of names of the fallen. Two other faces of memorial have incised inscriptions.
Inscription
NO 1: THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (NAMES) NO 2: DULCE ET DECORUM EST NO 3: THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED IN HONOUR OF THE MEMBERS OF THE EXCHANGE WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 BY SIR ARTHUR M. SUTHERLAND, K.B.E. CHAIRMAN OF THE NEWCASTLE EXCHANGE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, A
Arkle, N A
Armstrong, J H
Atkinson, F
Atkinson, G R
Barclay, H
Baston, G T
Beisterfield, W
Bell, J
Bell, W M
See details for all 154 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 153
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 153
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations,rank
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 3962 mm, width 1219 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: Free

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • North East War Memorials Project WMSNUT043 & 008 www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=8227
  • NEWCASTLE DAILY JOURNAL by N/A 07 AUG 20 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NEWCASTLE
  • ALNWICK AND COUNTY GAZETTE by N/A 21 AUG 20 Source: Media Library Published:N/A ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND

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