Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: T. Harding


Roll of Honour 1914-18 St. Mungo





Map ref

NY 871736

Original Location

St. Mungo's Church, on B6320.

Which war

Undated, but 1914-18

Memorial Description

Roll of Honour 27 inches high by 22 inches wide in a mahogany frame 2 inches wide. The border is in green and gold. A Union flag is featured at the top. The names are handwritten in four columns, and are annotated to show those who were wounded or taken prisoner. The names of the ten people killed are listed in two columns at the top, with a cross drawn between the columns.

Materials used



Roll of Honour / For King and Country / Pro Deo Pro Rege Pro Patria.


Sculptor, Artist or Designer

George Hughes, Fine Art Dealer, Bewick House, 50-52 Pilgrim Street. Works Wellington Place, Pilgrim Street. Ref 1/8185.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: P. Thirkell; Tony Harding

Research acknowledgements

Ken and Dorothy Southern; P. Thirkell; Tony Harding

Research In Progress

Alan Grint has researched the names on this memorial in his book In Silent Fortitude, 2011 Ergo Press ISBN 9780955751098 :-Cogito books 01434 602555

Roll of Honour 1914-18 St. Mungo (S32.07)

SIMONBURN, St. Mungo's Church.
   For King and Country
At top

   Captain C.N. Ridley                  Private Frank Hunter
         Northumberland Hussars               4th Northumberland Fusiliers
   Private Adam Herdman                 Lance Corporal Robert Armstrong
         12th Northumberland Fusiliers        4th Northumberland Fusiliers
   Lance Corporal Norris Johnson        Private Richard Grossick
         24th Royal Fusiliers                 15th Northumberland Fusiliers
   Private Harry Smith                  Corporal Frederick Beattie
         8th Lincoln Regiment                 4th Northumberland Fusiliers
   Private John Reed                    Private Thomas Moore
         6th North Staffordshire Regt.        Machine Gun Corps.
Pro Deo Pro Regt Pro Patria
Column 1                                Column 2

   Capt. F.B. McConnel                      J. Wood, Gunner, R.G.A.     
         Gordon Highlanders                    
   Paymaster Lieut.Commander M.G.S. Cull,   T. Hunter,   "       "        
         H.M.S. Revenge                          
   Lieut. A. Ridley                         G. Green,    "       "        
         Northumberland Hussars                       
   Capt. H. Johnson                         H. Fawcett,  "       "        
         Agricultural Company                 
   Lieut. H. Mark                           W. Leighton, Private M.G.C.   
   J. Ranson, A.B. S.S. Michigan            W. Ridley    "       "      
   William Nichol, Boy Steward,             G. Armstrong "       "      
         H.M.S. Princess Royal         
   H. Nicholas, Trooper,                    A. Scote, Piper,     "      
         Northumberland Hussars                       
   S. Barrington, Trooper,                  E. Lovat, Driver,    "      
         Northumberland Hussars                       
   N. Ballantine, Trooper,                  G. Smith, Armourer Staff. Sergt.,         
         Yorkshire Dragoons.                      Army Ordnance Corps         
   *F. Smith, Trooper                       T. Thompson, Private          
         New Zealand Contingent.                  Northumberland Fusiliers                 
   J. Lauder, Trooper,                      W. Waite, Sergeant,         
         Remount Division.                        Northumberland Fusiliers                 
   E. Hird, Veterinary Corp.                ***J. Herdman, Corporal         
                                                  Northumberland Fusiliers                 
   H. Herdmen, Corporal R.A.F.              G. Moore,       “      “            

   C.H. Bayley, Private, R.A.F.             **J. Lowes, Private  N.F.            

   G. Wilkinson, Sapper, R.E.               *G. Reed,     “      “               

   J. Evans, Driver, R.F.A.                 *H. Hayward,  “      “ 

   H. Moon, Sergt. R.G.A.                   R. Johnson    “      “
Column 3                                Column 4

   G. Alderson, Private                     J. Wilkinson, Driver,
         Northumberland Fusiliers                 Army Service Corp.
   J. Kelly,    "         "                 A. Waite, A.S.C.  “   “

   F. Marshall, "         "                 J. Henderson, Sergeant
                                                  Agricultural Company
   J.S. Moore,  "         "                 W. Randall, Lance Corporal
                                                  Agricultural Company
   *+G. Herdman "         "                 W. Parker, Private,
                                                  Agricultural Company
   W. Marren,   "         "                 G. Hunter,   “   “
   J. Graham,   "         "         

   M. Hutton, Private               
      Northampton Regt.                 
   **R.F. Lowes, Corporal 
      Durham Light infantry       
   J. Bell, Private,                
      Yorkshire Regiment
   A. Hall, Private,
      West Riding Regiment
   **D. Smith, Private
      Royal Irish Regiment
   *W. Mark, Private,
      Cheshire Reg.
   J. Grossick, Farrier Corporal
      Army Service Corp.
   C. Donald,   Corporal     A.S.C.
   J. Redpath,  Saddler,

   J. Crawford, Private,

   W. Buglass,  Driver,

   *Wounded                          +Prisoner of War      

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