Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo : Alan Pickersgill


Plaque 1914-18 Hexham Golf Club





Map ref

NY 926651

Original Location

Hexham Golf Club, West Road.

Present Location

See Note 1 below.

Which war


Memorial Description

Plaque, 51cm high x 59cm wide, with raised rectangle at centre top. The letter "V" is substituted for the letter "U". The names are surrounded by a laurel wreath, tied with a ribbon, the tail pieces of which bear the Latin inscription. The whole is mounted in a plain wide wood frame. The lettering is in Roman capitals.

Materials used

Brass in wood frame.


In memory of those / the members of this club / who fell in the Great War / 1914-1918 /
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori



1. Originally erected in former clubhouse (now Princess House) on the West Road, at the corner of the road to Spital House. It was removed when the building was sold for a petrol Filling Station and re-erected in Spital House, which was opened as the new Clubhouse in 1954.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photo: C.N. Dallison

Source of quotation
“Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori” (“It is a sweet and noble thing to die for one’s country” Horace, Odes Book 3, No.2, 1.13

Research acknowledgements

C.N. Dallison

Research In Progress

Alan Grint has researched the names on the Hexham memorials in his book The Faith and Fire Within, 2006, Ergo Press ISBN 0955275814 Contact:-Cogito books 01434 602555

Plaque 1914-18 Hexham Golf Club (H51.35)

HEXHAM, Golf Club.
   In memory of those
   the members of this club
   who fell in the Great War
   1914  1918
   Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori
   H.H.  Bell
   J.H. Cuthbert  .  A.J. Dunbar
   J.H. Iveson    .  F.T. Iveson
   C. Joicey      .  H.K. Lockhart  .  E. Lamb
   H. Meins       .  W.B. Noble     .  L.D. Plummer
   C.N. Ridley    .  J.W. Robinson
   G.S. Robinson  .  H.J. Spencer
   W.A. Turnbull

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