Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: J. Brown


Plaque 1914-18 Methodist





Map ref

NY 889929

Original Location

Methodist Church (Closed)

Which war


Memorial Description

Plaque 19 inches high x 15½ inches wide with domed top 4¼ inches high on wood pattress 2½ inches wider. There is a single red line running round the edge. At centre top is a cross in red, with the dates in black on either side. The quotation is below this, the top two lines arched slightly. The names are listed in two columns, the dedication in elaborate Roman capitals, the names in sans serif capitals.

Materials used

Brass on oak mount.


They sought the honour / of their Country, / they beheld the glory of God.


How money was raised

Public subscription


1. This is one of three identical plaques placed in each of the three churches in Otterburn. See also O5.02 and O5.04.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: J. Brown

Redewetter No.6 Magazine of the Redesdale Society.

Source of quotation
“They sought the honour of their country . . .” Not ascertained.

Research acknowledgements

Redesdale Society; Sally Bird; Ken and Dorothy Southern; Raymond Ion

Research In Progress

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Plaque 1914-18 Methodist (O5.07)

OTTERBURN, Methodist Church


   1914   1919
   They sought the honour 
   of their Country, 
   They beheld the Glory of God. 
   W.R. Swanson.   Cuthbert Pease.
   John Rough.     John Ferguson.
   Henry Hall.     Jas. S. Richardson.
   James Murray.   Geo. B. Thompson.
         Richard H. McDougal.

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Parish Notes

Every Name A Story