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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), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 April 1923
    Attended by: Gerenal Sir A Kerr Montgomery
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48465
Current location

The memorial is in the Kings Hall foyer
Kings Hall
Armstrong Building
Newcastle University
Queen Victoria Rd
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE1 8QB
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ2474564985
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Original WW1 marble tablet and a later plain plaque above dedicated to those lost in other 20th century conflicts. The original tablet has at centre top a panel carrying the crest of Armstrong College in high colour with leaves on either side. Below this are seven panels separated by vertical bronze strips with a boss at top and bottom: these panels bear the names of those commemorated in Roman capitals, incised and painted black. Below is a rectangle bearing the dedication, with the dates "1914" and "1918" at the sides. The later tablet bears an incised dedication, with the crest of Newcastle University to the left.
Inscription
Original WW1 tablet: TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE STUDENTS/ 1914 OF ARMSTRONG COLLEGE 1918/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES) Later tablet: REMEMBER THOSE WHO LEFT HERE AND GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN DISTANT CONFLICTS IN THE XXTH CENTURY/ AND THEREAFTER
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, G
Angus, A W
Annand, W M
Annett, H C
Appleton, R H
Arkless, J W
Armstrong, C
Armstrong, D
Armstrong, J N
Ash, W B
See details for all 222 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 222
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 222
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Surnam, initials
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height c150 cm, width c250cm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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