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Plaque 1914-18 St. John Methodist

Reference

M15.04

Place

MONKSEATON

Map ref

NZ 350725

Original Location

St. John's Methodist Church, Ilfracombe Gardens./ Balmoral Gardens

Which war

1914-18

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled 20th February 1921 by Mrs. A.W. Sellers

Memorial Description

Plaque in wood frame, 4 feet high x 2 feet 6 inches wide. There is a border of leaves inside a double line, all sunk in casting and enamelled red. The top line of the dedication is curved upwards, the lettering of all the dedication is in elongated Roman capitals in black but with some red initials. The words "In Memoriam" and "Served" are in Gothic script. The names are listed in two columns using sans serif upper and lower case lettering.

Materials used

Brass in oak? frame.

Inscription

Erected to the Glory of God / and in Remembrance of those / who went from this Church at / the call of Duty to serve their / King & Country in the Great War / 1914-1919

Names

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: R.W. Gould; John Maughan

Newcastle Weekly Chronicle 26/02/1921 reports unveiling.

Whitley Bay Observer 25/02/1921 reports unveiling.

Research acknowledgements

The late R.W. Gould; the late John Maughan; Dorothy Hall

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Plaque 1914-18 St. John Methodist (M15.04)

 
MONKSEATON, St. John's Methodist Church.
  
   Erected to the Glory of God
   and in Remembrance of those
   who went from this Church at
   the call of Duty to serve their
   King & Country in the Great War
   - 1914 - 1919 -
-------------------------------------------
  
   In Memoriam
  
   Cowen, H.W.   Robinson, Arthur
   Sellers, J. Harrison.
  
   Served
   Appleby, Cyril             Lamb, G. Fred.
   Ashforth, J. Frank         Lamb, Thomas Dodds
   Baker, J.C.                Locke, R.
   Brown, J. Hardy            Motyer, Herbert E.
   Casson, J.H.               Narbeth, J.H.
   Carruthers, Roy L.         Nicholson, Fred. Junr.
   Dales, Archie              Parrack, Joseph
   Fairey, F.P.               Potts, John W.
   Foster, Alfred E.          Potts, William
   Fryer, J.M.                Pounder, Thomas
   Hamlet, William N.         Ross, Charles Junr.
   Harle, Alec. S.            Ross, George R.
   Harle, Walter              Ryle, E.R.
   Harle, Wm. E.              Simm, Arthur T.
   Harris, S.S.               Simm, Percy
   Hodgson, J.B.              Smith, John
   Hirst, John                Turnbull, James
   Hogg, William              Tyson, T. Leathley
   Hutchinson, Walter         Walton, Alfred E.
   King, Donald               Wilkinson, F. Maxwell
   Lamb, George Howard        Wilkinson, S.A. Hunter
   Willis, J. Norman

    
   Also : Interned Civilian Ruhleben Camp.
   Simm, Stanley.
NamesM15.04

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