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Plaque 1914-18 Chillingham Road School




HEATON (N'castle/Heaton)

Original Location

Chillingham Road Schools, Newcastle

Present Location

Formerly in another building on the same site and transferred to its present location.

Which war


Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled 12th November 1919 by Col. Smith

Memorial Description

Plaque with slightly rounded top set on a wood pattress which echoes the shape. There is a very narrow border punctuated at intervals with a small motif. In each top corner is a bunch of grapes and vine leaves. At centre top is a wreath with ribbons. All decoration is raised in half relief. Names are in two columns in raised Roman capitals.

Materials used

Copper plaque, oak pattress.


To the memory of Chillingham / Road School boys who fell / in the Great War 1914-1919.
“Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori”.


Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Messrs. Longstaffe and Lambert, Armstrong College.


1. The unveiling should have been performed by Major General Sir R.A.K. Montgomery, but he was ill and unable to attend. The headmaster, Mr. Gillespie, was also absent through illness.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photo: John Hulme

Illustrated Chronicle 13/11/1919 reports unveiling.

Newcastle Weekly Chronicle 15/11/1919 reports unveiling.

Newcastle Daily Chronicle 13/11/1919 reports unveiling.

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Research acknowledgements

Dorothy Hall; John Hulme; Mrs. Karen Elliott, Head Teacher, Chillingham Road School

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Plaque 1914-18 Chillingham Road School (H91.44)

HEATON Chillingham Road School.


   To the memory of Chillingham
   Road School Boys who fell
   in the Great War 1914-1919

   “Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori”

   Angus Andrew     Johnson Robert
   Angus Leslie     King Arthur
   Anderson Lin.    Lumley Wm
   Ayre Albert      Le Lacheur Leon
   Barclay Chas.    Mather Alf.
   Buckie John      McArthur Wm.
   Baker Wm.        Milburn, Hy.
   Blair Norman     Moore James
   Beaton George    Murray Arthur
   Burke William    Nealings John
   Bartram Frank    Nelson Fred
   Biesterfield Wm. Parkinson, Hy.
   Campbell, Ian    Probert Sid.
   Duke Edward      Robinson Fred.
   Dixon Ricardo    Sibbit Henry
   Devine Frank     Sibbit Bert
   Foster Joseph    Sinclair Douglas
   Forster Jas.     Stockport Geo.
   Fotherby Reg.    Stopher Frank
   Fleck Selby      Stuart John
   Gibson Wm.       Tait Norman
   Gillender Percy  Tait Percy
   Hall Andrew      Turner Leslie
   Hindhaugh John   Thompson John
   Holmes Alb.      Urwin, Geo.
   Hughes John      Usher Bert
   Hunter Stan      Waller T.W.
   Irvine Wm.       Waller R.E.
   Jackson Wm.      Watmough Vic.
   Jobes Wilfred    Waterson John
   Jobson Walter    White Stan.
      Pascoe Andrew.

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