Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Ralph Gould


Plaque 1939-45 Grammar School





Map ref

NZ 342728

Original Location

Whitley Bay Grammar School.

Present Location

Whitley Bay High School, Denholm Street, Monkseaton. In entrance hall.

Which war


Memorial Description

Plaque 20 inches (508mm) high rising to 23 inches (584mm) at highest point x 36 inches (914mm) wide with shallow dome at centre top, sitting on a wood pattress 3 inches (90mm) wide which echoes its shape.
The school badge is featured in full colour enamel in the top left hand corner.
The names are listed in three columns using Roman capitals.

Materials used



1939-1945 / Whitley Bay Grammar School / Remember / these who died.


Sculptor, Artist or Designer

E.H. Thew Ltd., Team Valley, Gateshead on Tyne.


1. See Doris Ewbank Every Name A Story entry.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: R.C. Simpson; R.W. Gould

Research acknowledgements

The late R.C. Simpson; the late R.W. Gould

Research In Progress

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Plaque 1939-45 Grammar School (W84.05)

WHITLEY BAY, Grammar School.
  1939  -  1945
  Whitley Bay Grammar School
  These who died.
  T.R. Armstrong       S.M. Girvan          R.L. Pallister
  K. Arnott            A.J. Green           J.C. Parkin
  J.E. Arthur          B.W. Hammerton       H.R. Pickard
  D. Adam              W. Harley            T.M. Reid
  N. Allen             M.B. Henderson       N.B. Ross
  J.A. Aylwin          F.C. Inness          A.D. Smith
  B.A. Briggs          W.Mc L. Jack         E.W. Spark
  W.N. Browne          F. Jackson           H.F. Sparks
  H.H. Bailey          C.R. Johnson         W.E.N. Snaith
  W.R. Burns           G. Liddell           A. Storey aged 12 yrs
  C.R.I. Besley        R.S.A. McLarty       A.F. Tinn
  J.P. Cusworth        A.H. Milward         R.L. White
  J.S. Davison         J.K.D. Nairn         R.V. Wood
  K. Dixon             B. Nicholls          N.R. Yorke
  J.E. Emery           V.R. Nicholls        Doris M. Ewbank
  D.J. Faires          B. O'Flanagan        Elinora Hare
  D.H. Fielder-Smith   G.N. Davison         Brenda Jones age 15 yrs.

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Parish Notes

Every Name A Story