Memorial Details

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Memorial

Table & Plaque 1914-18 United Methodist Margaret Road

Reference

W84.21

Place

WHITLEY BAY

Map ref

NZ 355722

Original Location

United Methodist, Margaret Road (demolished)

Present Location

Plaque is thought to be in storage.

Which war

1914-18

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled 25th April 1920 by Major Spicer, V.D., J.P. of Whitley Bay. Dedicated by Rev. Ernest F.H. Capey

Memorial Description

Table and brass plaque.

Materials used

Oak table and brass plaque.

Inscription

This window, erected by the bereaved families and the members of this church, is dedicated to the memory of / (names) / who having enlisted in His Majesty's Army, served their Country and their God even unto death; and of (Name) who died by enemy action at sea.
Sleep lightly, lad! thou art the King's guard at daybreak. April 15th 1920.

Names

Notes

1. This is the plaque which accompanies the window W84.07. Follow the link below.

2. The building became St.Margaret's Church.

3. The building was demolished in 1989.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Newcastle Daily Journal 24/4/1920 reports proposal to erect a stained glass window; 26/4/1920 describes unveiling.

Illustrated Chronicle 26/4/1920 reports unveiling.

Source of quotation
“Sleep lightly, lad, . . .” Not ascertained.

External web link

Links to Source Material :

Research acknowledgements

J. Brown; Dorothy Hall; Tony Johnson

Research In Progress

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Table & Plaque 1914-18 United Methodist Margaret Road (W84.21)

 
WHITLEY BAY United Methodist Church.
  
The layout of this memorial is not known.
The information has been obtained from a press 
report and cannot be verified against the original.
----------------------------------------------------
   This window
   erected by the bereaved families
   and members of this Church,
   is dedicated to the memory of
  
   James Ernest Blair
   George T. Easten
   Tom N. Jobling
   H.L. (Frank) Mansfield
   William T. Moor
   Thomas William Ross
  
   who having enlisted in His Majesty's Army
   served their Country and their God even unto death; 
  
   and of
   Albert A. Fell, 
   who died by enemy action at sea.
  
   Sleep lightly, lad! 
   Thou art the King's guard at daybreak.
  
   April 20th 1920.
NamesW84.21

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