Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Ralph Gould


Plaque 1914-18 St. Mary the Virgin





Map ref

NZ 318677

Original Location

St. Mary the Virgin Church, Churchill Street / Perth Gardens

Which war


Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled April 10th 1921 by Archdeacon of Northumberland, Rev. C.F. Blackett-Ord.

Memorial Description

Plaque of white marble set on a black pattress 40 inches high x 46 inches wide, with half dome at centre top. There is a narrow single-line border, and a cross at centre top. The dedication is in block Roman lettering, the names are in three columns in sans serif lettering.

Materials used



To the glory of God / and in proud and grateful memory of the following men / of this parish who fell in the Great War 1914-1918


Sculptor, Artist or Designer

J. Mullen, Sculptor, Wallsend.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Ralph Gould

Shields Daily News 11/04/1921 reports unveiling ceremony.

Northern Echo 11/04/1921 reports unveiling.

Newcastle Weekly Chronicle 16/04/1921 reports unveiling.

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Research acknowledgements

The late R.W. Gould; Dorothy Hall

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Plaque 1914-18 St. Mary the Virgin (W56.05)

WILLINGTON, St. Mary the Virgin Church.


   To the Glory of God
   and in proud and grateful memory of the following men
   of the parish who fell in the Great War 1914-1918

   Clive Bailey          Michael McDonough     Matthew B. Roll
   Arthur C. Bainbridge  Frederick G. Marley   John Rowbottom
   Nicholas T. Barritt   Alfred Mavin          John Sandilands
   Donald B. Bell        Russel E. Millar      William Saunders
   William Brown         Thomas Moffat         William D. Scott
   James P. Caisley      Walter H. Muir        William Sowerby
   John Campbell         George H. Newbold     William Spencer
   Thomas Campbell       Michael O'Brien       Albert Stobbs
   William Clark         William O'Brien       Thomas Stoker
   Maurice Connor        Thomas O'Donald       Alexander Storey
   John Crozier          William Ormston       Rowell Swan
   John W. Duke          Andrew R. Patterson   Gilbert Swinbourne
   William R. Dunlop     Robert F. Patterson   William Taylor
   William Elliott       Thomas Y. Patterson   William Truscott
   Edward L. Galloway    William Pickering     Thomas Twizell
   Isaac Higginbottom    Hector Rendall        Alfred Wadey
   William Hyde          Harvey Y. Robertson   William Waugh
   Edward D.M. Lambert   John C. Roll          Robert Wilkinson
   Percy McCubbin        John J. Edgar         George T. Woodman

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