Memorial Details

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Photo: J. Brown

Memorial

Plaque Pease 1916 St. John

Reference

O5.01

Place

OTTERBURN

Map ref

NY 885931

Original Location

Church of St. John the Evangelist. On A696 in centre of village.

Which war

1914-18

Memorial Description

Oval wall plaque, 25 inches high x 18 inches wide. At the top is the family badge with the motto "Pax et Spes" ("Peace and Hope"), at the bottom is the badge of the Irish Guards, both raised in half relief. The lettering is in raised Roman capitals.

Materials used

Brass, painted black (?)

Inscription

In memory of
Cuthbert Pease
Beloved younger son of Howard
& Marna Pease of Otterburn Tower
Captain 1st Battalion Irish Guards
Died 18 Sept.1916 at Braie in France
of wounds received in the action
beside Ginchy, fought 15 Sept.1916
Aged 24 years.
"He lost his life leading his Company
in one of the finest advances under
heavy fire that has been made
in the war."

Names

See above

Who commissioned

Pease family

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: J. Brown

Diocese of Newcastle Faculty No. 698, 31/08/1920.

Redewetter No.6 Magazine of the Redesdale Society.

Research acknowledgements

Redesdale Society; Ken and Dorothy Southern; Raymond Ion

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Plaque Pease 1916 St. John (O5.01)

 
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