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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Newcastle Upon Tyne
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Consecrated
    Date: 1923
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48404
Current location

In the South Transept
St John the Baptist Church
Grainger St
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE1 5JG
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 24700 64000
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
South Transept of the Church was converted into a Chapel. Wall pannelling bears carved dedicatory inscription and names of the fallen, WW1 to the right and, opposite the altar, from WW2.
Inscription
PANEL ONE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN REVERED AND HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH/ AND PARISH WHO GAVE THIER LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 WHOSE NAMES/ ARE HERE RECORDED : AND IN THANKS-/ GIVING FOR THOSE WHO RETURNED IN/ SAFETY. THIS CHAPEL WAS GIVEN IN 1923./ LOVE THEIR MEMORY: IMITATE THEIR DEVOTION./ R.I.P. PANEL 2 TO 13: (WW1 NAMES) PANEL 14 TO 16: (WW2 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Sidney
Archibold, Thomas
Atkinson, George
Atkinson, John
Bailey, Thomas
Bennett, John
Bishop, George
Blair, James
Bone, James
Bowman, George
See details for all 127 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 128
    Served and returned: 128
    Died: 128
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 25
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Chapel
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WMSNUT087

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