Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: J. Brown


Photographs 1914-18 St. Peter





Map ref

NU 006492

Original Location

The Workmen's Institute.

Present Location

Church of St. Peter, in the vestry.

Which war


Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled 8th May 1920 by Mr. C.H.R. Stansfield, Admiralty's Commissioner for Greenwich Hospital Estates, Scremerston.

Memorial Description

Framed series of photographs. The individual photographs are shown through oval openings, with the information under each individual photograph. The dedication is in the central oval, done in fancy writing using upper and lower case lettering. The name of the ?photographer appears in pencil in the bottom right hand corner.


Scremerston men / who / fought and died / in / The Great War / 1914-1918 /
"They died to rescue other lands / and to keep our homes secure".


Present condition

Becoming affected by damp and mould.

Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Jas. G.H. Balman, next word illegible.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: J. Brown

Alnwick & County Gazette 15/05/1920 reports unveiling.

Berwick Journal29/04/1920 reports proposed unveiling

Source of quotation
“They died to rescue other lands . . .” Not ascertained.

Research acknowledgements

Rev. J.W. Shewan; George and Janet Brown

Research In Progress

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Photographs 1914-18 St. Peter (S5.03)

SCREMERSTON, St. Peter's Church.


At centre:

   Scremerston Men 
   Fought and died  
   the Great War
   "They died to rescue other lands
   and to keep our homes secure"
Top row

   2nd Lieut. David Smith D.L.I.   
   Capt.      H. Cecil Carr R.N.    
   Pte.       J. Vickers Ross E.Y.
Second row  

   Pte.       Adam Makins G.G.
   Pte.       Geo. Smallman N.F.
Third Row 
   L.Corp.    Thos. Davidson L.F. 
   Pte.       James Innes N.F.             
   Corp.      Robt. Darling N.F . 
   Pte.       John Brison N.F.
Fourth row 

   Pte.       James Bradley N.F. 
   Pte.       John Scott N.F.
   Pte.       Robt. Mitchell      
   Pte.       T. Laing Robson, N.F.      
   Pte.       Geo. Skelly A.S.C.

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