Memorial Details

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Photo: James Pasby

Memorial

Plaque 1914-18 Trinity and St. James Presbyterian

Reference

S140.053

Place

SUNDERLAND

Map ref

5657

Original Location

Trinity and St. James's Presbyterian Church, Park Terrace, Toward Road

Present Location

St. Georgeís United Reformed Church

Which war

1914-18

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

21/03/1920 unveiled by Coun. S.M. Swan J.P. service conducted by Rev. C. Hunter Davies.

Memorial Description

Plaque of popular design set in wood frame. There is a border of string design culminating in roundels at the corners. The central penal of the plaque has an arched top, where the spandrels are hatched. The names of those who served are in four columns divided by vertical lines. Those who died are in four columns inside a border at the bottom. All lettering is in sans serif capitals.

Materials used

Brass

Inscription

1914-1919 / In honour / of those members and adherents of / Trinity and St. Jamesís Presbyterian Congregations / and their Sunday Schools / who in the Great War so nobly and bravely did / their Duty in defence of King and Country. / The safety of our Homes and the Liberties of the World were / preserved to us by the Sacrifice and Heroism of men like these. / (Names) / And / when the War was ended and the Roll was called the following / whose memory we cherish as sacred answered not for having fought / the good fight, they had entered through Death into Life

Names

Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Cowell & Gatiss of Sunderland

Notes

1. Trinity and St. James Presbyterian Churches joined in June 1918

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Simon Raine; C. Sanders; James Pasby

Sunderland Echo 01/03/1920; 20/03/1920 announce unveiling; 22/03/1920 reports unveiling. (Available on The British Newspaper Archive)

External web link

Research acknowledgements

C. Sanders; Fitzhugh Collection, Middleton in Teesdale

Research In Progress

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Plaque 1914-18 Trinity and St. James Presbyterian (S140.053)

 
SUNDERLAND   Trinity and St. James’s Presbyterian Churches
  
   1914-1919
   In Honour 
   of these members and adherents of 
   Trinity and St. James’s Presbyterian Congregations 
   and their Sunday Schools 
--------------------------
   who in the Great War so nobly and bravely did 
   their Duty in defence of King and Country. 
--------------------------------------------
   The safety of our Homes and the Liberties of the World were
   preserved to us by the Sacrifice and Heroism of men like these
----------------------------------------------------------------
   Anderson, Dr. John   Fisher, Lindsay        Middleton, John       Ripley, Ernest
   Armour, Fred         Fraser, James          Marsh, John           Smith, Sydney
   Aitchison, Jas.      Fraser, Wilfrid        Mackintosh, Dr. A.    Stafford, Victor
   Archibald, Geo.      Garrick, Lawrence      Macpherson, Dr. Jas.  Smith, Frank
   Bathgate, Arthur     Gauntlett, H.D.        McBain, Ed.           Smith, David
   Brown, Alex. J.      Greaves, Robt. J.      McBain, James         Smith, Clive
   Boys, John           Gray, H.               McBain, David         Slight, Thomas
   Bryan, Harry         Gregson, B.            Marshall, Geoff.      Sinclair, George
   Brown, Andrew        Hall, Richard          MacLennan, M.         Sinclair, John
   Bellas, Lance        Howard, S.             Mowbray, Wm.          Sinclair, Colin
   Burnop, John         Howard, Thos.          Mowbray, John         Swinney, Fred.
   Blyth, Thomas        Howard, Reub.          Miller, Tom.          Smith, James
   Blyth, James         Henderson, Wm.         Miller, Frank         Sharp, Alex.
   Boyle, Henry         Hay, Wm.               Moorhead, Tom.        Saunders, J.H.
   Cooper, Harold       Hepple, John           Nisbet, Andw.         Stoneley, Geo.
   Crawford, Geo.       Hodgson, W.            Nicholson, Tom.       Sinclair, Hector
   Crawford, Jas.       Joyce, John            Parker, Wm.           Shep, Robt.
   Cranmer, James       Johnson, John          Purse, Jack           Thomas, Alfred
   Cowe, Peter          Johnson, J.R.B.        Peterson, T.          Torbet, James
   Cleugh, John         Johnson, Tom           Peat, Wm.             Tweedie, Jas.
   Cleugh, Wm.          Johnson, Robt.         Patterson, Robt.      Turner, Wm.
   Cleugh, James        Lillie, John           Patterson, Thos.      Turner, Alex.
   Chance, Geo.         Lillie, James          Patterson, Jno.       Todd, E.
   Cook, James          Lamberd, Geo.          Read, Jack            Turnbull, Wm.
   Cockerill, Anthy.    Lamberd, Wm.           Rigg, William         Urquhart, Allan
   Campbell, Duncan     Longstaff, T.G.        Rimer, E.S.           Whittle, Wm.
   Davidson, Gordon     Marshall, A.E.         Reed, Howard          White, John
   Davidson, O.         McCree, Geo.           Ross, G. Smith        White, Lawrence
   Davidson, Adam, M.M. McCree, Wr.            Rutherford, J.G.      Westerby, C.F.
   Dennis, James        McCree, Ernest         Reed, Geo.            Young, Percy
   Edward, Stanley      Mackay, Malcolm        Robson, James         Young, Albert
   Fisher, Thomas       Mackay, Fred           Richardson, John
   Fidler, Robson       McFarlane, Dr. G.      Ripley, Tom.
---------------------------------------------------------------
   And 
   when the War was ended and the Roll was called the following 
   whose memory we cherish as sacred answered not for having fought 
   the good fight, they had entered through Death into Life
  
   Brotherton, A.       Goldsbrough, M.        Johnson, Charles      Robinson, Ralph
   Budge, John          Goldsbrough, W.        Miller, Wm            Robson, James T.
   Garrick, Andrew      Howard, W. D.C.M, M.M. Peterson, Harold      Stafford, Robt.
   Gibson, John R.      Heron, John            Reid, Wm.             Swinney, Wm.
                        Tweedie, Douglas, M.M.
Names S140.53      

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