Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Tony Harding

Memorial

Plaque 1914-18 1939-45 John Knox Presbyterian

Reference

E35.24

Place

ELSWICK (N'castle/Elswick)

Map ref

NZ 231638.

Original Location

John Knox Presbyterian Church (demolished)

Present Location

West Denton United Reformed Church, Middlegate / Western Avenue, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne Map Reference: NZ 188660

Which war

a. 1914-18
b.. 1939-45

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

a. Unveiled 6th March 1921 by Mr. J.R. Hall of the Tyneside Scottish Brigade.

Memorial Description

Plaque, approx. 52 inches high x 34 inches wide with hemispherical top containing a wreath raised and gilded. There is a raised gilded border. Names are listed in two columns using Roman capitals.
Underneath, and made to match, is another panel containing the names from 1939-1945.

Materials used

Wood

Inscription

a. To the Glory of God / and in proud memory of the / members of this church who / fell in the Great War 1914-18
They loved not their lives unto the death
b. 1939-45

Names

Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Designers - Messrs. Mauchlen & Weightman, Architects, Collingwood St., Newcastle. Carved by R.P. Appleby, Prudhoe Street, Newcastle.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Tony Harding

Illustrated Chronicle 1/3/1921 reports proposed unveiling; 07/03/1921 carries photo;

Northern Echo 7/3/1921 reports unveiling.

Source of quotation:
"They loved not their lives unto the death" Rev 12.11

Links to Source Material :

Research acknowledgements

Tony Harding; Dorothy Hall

Research In Progress

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Plaque 1914-18 1939-45 John Knox Presbyterian (E35.24)

 
ELSWICK	 John Knox Presbyterian Church

    

    

    
To The Glory of God
and in proud memory of the
members of this church who
fell in the Great War 1914-18

    
               Alexander Allan        James Hamilton
               George Atkinson        George R. Jobson
               Thomas W.W. Baynes     Robert M. Johnson
               Andrew R. Bennet       George B. Logan
               Alexander G. Bennet    Alexr. McDonald
               Thomas Bull            George Moore
               Henry W.G. Campbell    Andrew Park
               Reginald Edgar         Gordon Robertson
               John T. Grainger       Hilton R. Telford
               John McRobb Hall       Samuel W. White
               Ralph Worthington

    
They loved not their lives unto the death
                                               Rev 12.11

    
1939-45
               David Dodgson         John Laws
               William Gilroy        Maxwell Lidgate
               Robert Alex. Gilroy   John Walker
               James Ian Henderson   Nicol Weatherston
               Percival M. Davidson  Arthur A. Young
NamesE35.24      

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Parish Notes

Every Name A Story