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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Tynedale
Town
Hexham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Bill Anderson of Newcastle and William Liddle (Joiner)
Joe Riley (Makers)
Marshall Memorial Books of Banstead, Surrey (Book Binder)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9 Nov 1997
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70902
Current location

In North transept aisle
Hexham Abbey
Beaumont Street
Hexham
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE46 3NB
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 93535 64124
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Book of Remembrance. The flyleaf is in Roman capitals. There are two names on each page, calligraphed in black with the date of death below each name in red. The names are listed under the name of the war cemetery where they are buried. This is in a purpose-built wooden and glass case which has a shield at the front bearing the regimental badge.
Inscription
BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE/In dedication to the memory/of/officers and other ranks/of/3rd Reconnaissance Regiment/8th Btn. Royal Northumberland/Fusiliers/who gave their lives/for peace and freedom/[names]/THE FOLLOWING DIED IN ENGLAND WHILE SERVING WITH THE/REGIMENT/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, Rf
Ascott, Ph
Bates, Ri
Bell, R
Bewley, Wc
Bloomfield, Ls
Boyson, T
Brinkley, Jb
Brown, Rr
Brydon, S
See details for all 103 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 104
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 104
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forenames, rank, regiment, date of death, place of burial
    Order of information: place of burial THEN date of death
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Leather, Paper, Wood - Oak, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Old Comrades Association
Reference

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