Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Colin N. Dallison

Memorial

Vase Fleming 1941 Park Village Wesleyan Methodist

Reference

H5.08

Place

HALTWHISTLE

Map ref

NY 686615

Original Location

Wesleyan Church and School Room, Park Village. (Closed)

Present Location

This church closed in September 2000.

Which war

1939-45

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Commemoration service was conducted circa May 1941, by Mr. Alf Dickinson, a Methodist Local Preacher, at which the vase was handed over.

Memorial Description

Flower vase, of popular design, 90 mm wide at the top, 100 mm at base and 210 mm high. The vase has a splayed top, which descends into an hexagonal bulb, on one facet of which the dedication in engraved in Roman capitals.

Materials used

Brass

Inscription

Sacred
to the memory of
Pte. William M. Fleming
Killed in action
17th March 1941.

"Forever with the Lord."

Names

See above.

Who commissioned

Members of the Chapel, the Wesley Guild and the Sunday School.

How money was raised

Subscriptions from the above.

Notes

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: C.N. Dallison

Source of quotation
“Forever with the Lord” Possibly the opening line of a hymn by James Montgomery, 1835

Research acknowledgements

Colin N. Dallison; Mr. Alf Dickinson

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Vase Fleming 1941 Park Village Wesleyan Methodist (H5.08)

 
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