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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wansbeck
Town
Newbiggin-by-the-sea
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Feb 1952
    Attended by: Major General Sir Richard Howard Vyse, RBL National Chairman
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
74520
Current location

Maritime Heritage Centre
Newbiggin-by-the-sea
Wansbeck
Northumberland
NE64 6DX
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 31684 88011
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Royal British Legion
    Newbiggin-by-the-sea
    Wansbeck
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Oak Board, with hemispherical pillars up each side. At centre top is a wreath carved in half relief. The centre panel is sunken. Names are in 2 columns. Lettering is hand painted using sans serifs capitals throughout.
Inscription
BRITISH LEGION/NEWBIGGIN & NORTH SEATON BRANCH/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/& IN MEMORY OF/[names]/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Appleton, T
Appleton, W
Armstrong, J T
Aspin, T
Aynsley, J W
Beers, R
Bentley, S
Blackett, H
Brown, G
Brownbridge, H
See details for all 59 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 59
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 59
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Morpeth Herald 29/2/1952

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