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
  • Dedicated
    Date: 10 April 1916
    Attended by: Canon Gough
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48435

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Current location

north aisle
St Nicholas' Cathedral
St Nicholas' Churchyard
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE1 1PF
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 24980 64001
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Steel plaque with inscription in black surrounded by a repousée border. Mounted in a marble surround with rolled and moulded edges.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM LIONEL BROWNLOW/ 2ND LIEUT. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS/ BORN DEC. 26TH 1896 KILLED IN ACTION/ NEAR RICHEBOURG ST. VAAST MAY 9TH 1915/ WHEN ATTACHED TO 2ND BATTALION THE/ BLACK WATCH, AGED 18 YEARS, ONLY/ SON OF D'ARCY CHARLES BROWNLOW/ LIEUT. COLONEL INDIAN ARMY AND/ MABEL BROWNLOW./ "HE GIVETH HIS BELOVED SLEEP."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brownlow, William Lionel
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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, regiments, place of death, forenames, manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 520 mm, width 710 mm
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Enamel
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Steel, Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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