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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Tynedale
Town
Hexham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Undefined
    Date: 1972
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Rededicated
    Date: July 14th 2002
    Attended by: Revd Joe Linton
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70906
Current location

behind Abbeygate House
Cowgarth
Hexham
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE46 3LX
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 93504 64185
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rose garden, originally 60 rose bushes of 2 beds with 30 bushes in each. Present bed is 50 feet long x 3 feet wide containing 60 rose bushes. The dedication is carried on a metal plaque with chamfered edges on the surrounding wall. At centre top is a stylised red rose. The lettering is in Roman lower case.
Inscription
This Rose Garden/was presented by the/Hexham Branch of the/Royal Air Forces Association,/dedicated to the memory of all Royal Air Force and/Women’s Auxiliary Air Force/personnel, who gave their lives/n the Second World War.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Donated by Royal Air Force Association, Hexham
Reference

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