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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 18th November 1920
    Attended by: Lord Mayor of Newcastle upon Tyne
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48406
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: NZ 24679 64013
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • St Johns School
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Tyne And Wear
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 250 640
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Nowy-headed oak board with incised black painted inscription. Carved inscription in relief at top on red ground and similar dedication at bottom on blue ground. Celtic Cross carved at centre.
Inscription
LOVE THEIR MEMORY/ IMITATE THEIR DEVOTION/ IHC XPC./ (Names)/ IN THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THE BOYS OF ST JOHN'S SCHOOL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bowman, George
Burt, John E
Casson, Walter D
Christie, William G
Clelland, John
Cunningham, John
Cunningham, Thomas
Dempsey, James R
Elliott, Jonah
Epstein, Albert
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, firstname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WMSNUT089

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