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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
West Jesmond
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57649
Current location

In a first floor store room
Jesmond Methodist Church
St Georges Terrace
West Jesmond
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE2 2DL
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 25275 66571
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Jesmond Methodist Church
    Clayton Rd
    Jesmond
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Tyne And Wear
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 253 656
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Rectangular brass plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard. When the church amalgamated with West Jesmond Church the plaque was placed on a board with the plaque for West Jesmond Church commemorating those who died in WW2.
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS DEDICATED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE/ UNDERMENTIONED MEMBERS OF/ THIS CHURCH AND CONGREGATION/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM/ DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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