Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: J. Brown

Memorial

Photographs 1914-18 St. Peter

Reference

S5.03

Place

SCREMERSTON

Map ref

NU 006492

Original Location

The Workmen's Institute.

Present Location

Church of St. Peter, in the vestry.

Which war

1914-18

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.

Inscription

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

Names

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 15/5/1920 reports unveiling.

Berwick Journal29/4/1920 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 
   Who
   Fought and died  
   in
   the Great War
   1914-1918
   "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.
NamesS5.03  

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