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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Newcastle Upon Tyne
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48394
Current location

On a column to the right of the organ - the lowest plaque
St Andrew's Church
Newgate Street
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE1 5SS
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 24547 64407
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque with incised inscription. At the base of the plaque are incised two lines of music which are from the responses at morning and evening prayer " The Lord's name be praised" ( Ferial setting).
Inscription
WILLIAM TOMLINSON,/ SERGEANT, NORTHUMBERLAND HUSSARS./ THE ELDEST OF SIX BROTHERS WHO WERE/ SINGING BOYS IN THE QUIRE./ BORN 25TH MAY, 1895./ DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE AT BUSIGNY IN FRANCE./ 6TH NOVEMBER 1918.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Tomlinson, William
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death, date of birth,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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