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Photo: Simon Raine


Plaque Boys Brigade 1914-18 St. George Presbyterian





Original Location

In St. George’s Presbyterian Church.

Which war


Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled December 1920 by Lieut.Col. Spence, D.S.O. Dedicated by Rev. James Andrews, M.C., Hon. C.F., Minister of the Church.

Memorial Description

Plaque of classical design with a rounded pillar up each side and a pediment. In the gable top is the seated figure of Britannia raised in half relief. Below this, the words “They died for us” with the dates on each side are carved and gilded. In the main area a brass plaque has been fixed. It has a single line border. The names are listed in a single column using sans serif capitals.
There is a tiny brass plaque at the bottom giving further details.

Materials used

Brass plaque on oak frame.


On main plaque:
1914 1919 They died for us

On small plaque below:
The above were connected with this church and the 1st Stockton Company of the Boys’ Brigade.


Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photo: Simon Raine

Stockton and Teesside Herald 11/12/1920

Northern Echo 07/12/1920 reports unveiling.

Darlington & Stockton Times North 11/12/1920 reports unveiling.

External web link

Links to Source Material :

Research acknowledgements

Fitzhugh Collection, Middleton in Teesdale; Dorothy Hall

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Plaque Boys Brigade 1914-18 St. George Presbyterian (S138.08)

STOCKTON ON TEES St. George’s Presbyterian Church.

   1914 They died for us 1919
   Alderson, Wilfred
   Aytoun, F.E.
   Bell, Reg.
   Birch, Fred. W.
   Carling, John G.
   Clark, James
   Crookson, Alec.
   Dobbin, Edw. B.
   Dowie, John G.
   Easley, Ernest
   Gaunt, R.B.
   Hedley, E.J.
   Hornsby, E.
   Hughff, Ernest
   Humphreys, George F.
   Mason, Victor
   Minikin, W.
   Mussom, Ernest
   Pearson, Albert
   Pitt, George
   Popple, Edward
   Robinson, Norman C.
   Smith, John
   Stone, Albert
   Sykes, Charles
   Tait, Charles A.
   Taylor, Thomas
   Thomas, Albert (M.M.)
   Walker, William B.
Lower plaque on bottom frame 

   The above were connected
   with this church and the
   1st Stockton Company of
   the Boys’ Brigade.

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