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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Alnwick
Town
Shilbottle
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Miss Nancy Dixon, daughter of the late Mr J A Dixon, Colliery Manager (Wood Carver)
Colliery Workmen (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 July 1917
    Attended by: Duke of Northumberland
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21st July 1917
    Attended by: Revd P T Lee, Vicar of Shilbottle
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Lost
Lost
WM Reference
73760
Previous locations
  • Outside the colliery office
    between the top of the window and the eaves of the roof
    Shilbottle Colliery
    Shilbottle
    Alnwick
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Shrine of Gothic Design, a plain Latin cross surmounting an oak tablet. At each side, and affixed to the framework, was a copper vase for flowers.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR TO EMPLOYEES OF SHILBOTTLE COLLIERY, EUROPEAN WAR 1914-
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ager, C
Air, H
Aitchison, Jas.
Anderson, E
Anderson, Jas.
Anderson, J P
Anderson, William
Angus, D
Angus, Jas.
Angus, John
See details for all 174 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 174
    Served and returned: 174
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Vase
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Newcastle Weekly Chronicle 28/7/1917
  • Alnwick & County Gazette 28/7/1917
  • Newcastle Journal 13/6/1917, 23/7/1917 and 15/6/1917

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