Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: David Petrie


Panelling 1914-18 St. Oswin





Map ref

NZ 113647

Original Location

Church of St. Oswin, Church Road. West end of church.

Which war


Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled Advent Sunday 1925.

Memorial Description

Panels, each 96cm high x 34cm wide, being the middle and right hand panels of a set of three. The dates “1914” and “1918” are separated by a cross. The names are incised in a single column on each panel using Roman capitals throughout.
The third panel is for 1939-45 (see W73.06).

Materials used



To the glory of God / and in grateful memory of / (names) / Pro Patria



1. In 1914-18, 70 men enlisted, including 5 bellringers from St. Oswin’s.

2. James Leadbitter Knott –see Every Name a Story

Henry Basil Knott see Every Name a Story

Thomas Garbutt Knott see Every Name a Story

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: J. Brown; Paul Graham; David Petrie

Research acknowledgements

Paul Graham (Prudhoe Local History Society); P. Thirkell; Tony Harding; David Petrie

Research In Progress

The names for 1914-18 are being researched by Aubrey Smith, Philip Brooks and Roy Koerner. Contact:

Panelling 1914-18 St. Oswin (W73.01)

WYLAM, Church of  St.Oswin.


   1914   +   1919               1914   +   1919
   To the Glory of God           Joseph Edward McCarthy
   and in grateful memory        William Francis McKenna
         of                      Joseph Milburn
   John Edward Adams             Joseph H. Nevin
   Joseph Forster Appleby        J. Wilfred Nevin
   John Ismay Atkinson           John Thomas Nixon
   Fred Bean                     Gerald Paget
   William Hall Bradley          Algernon George Parsons
   James Blythe                  Joseph Pattinson
   Edward Carr                   Henry Quentin Ridley
   William Richmond Clephan      George Robson
   George Cowings                Thomas Rutter
   Charles Andrew Dodd           Charles Springett
   John Dolan                    Alfred Turnbull
   James Henry Forster           Thomas A. Turnbull
   William Forster               Robert Turnbull
   Thomas Gelson                 Henry Turnbull
   Walter Hindley                Richard Watson
   Wilfred Hines                 Alexander White
   Frederick Hunter              William Watson Wild
   Jacob Irwin                   Charles Leyburn Wilkinson
   Frederick Johnson             Jack Winder
   James Leadbitter Knott        Frederick Henry Wright
   Henry Basil Knott             William Wrightson
   Lisle Lathan                  John William Young
   Frederick Leathard
   William Macaulay                   Pro Patria
Names W73.01

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Parish Notes

Every Name A Story