Berwick-upon-Tweed

WM name reference IWM33346


Current Location:

The memorial stands in front of the now-redundant church of St Mary which was closed in 1989 and converted to secular use. Castlegate Berwick Upon Tweed Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland TD15 1JX


Description:

TWO-STEPPED SAND STONE BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE PLINTH, PEDESTAL AND METAL WINGED ANGEL OF PEACE. INSCRIPTION ON CAST METAL PLAQUES ATTACHED TO THE SIDES OF THE PEDESTAL. ADDITIONAL PLAQUE FOR WW2 PLACED AT THE FOOT OF THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE. STEPS LEADING UP TO IT AND TOP IS ENCLOSED BY METAL RAILINGS FIGURE OF PEACE HOLDS A WREATH IN HER HANDS; LAUREL GARLAND CARVED AROUND THE TOP OF THE PLINTH


Campaign:

World War 1


Inscription:

FRONT FACE: Plaque 1-THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1918./ IN HONOUR OF ALL WHO SERVED./ IN SYMPATHY WITH ALL WHO SUFFERED./ AND/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF THESE THE FALLEN SONS/ OF THIS BOROUGH/ WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE INSCRIBED/ (NAMES)/ They trod the path of Him upon the Rood / perfect in one great act of sacrifice. Plaque 2-TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THIS BOROUGH/ WHO FELL IN THE 1939 - 1945 WAR Plaque 3-TO THE MEMORY OF/THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THIS BOROUGH/WHO HAVE FALLEN SINCE 1945 OTHER FACES: (WW1 names)


Surname First Name Campaign Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Burgon John World War 1 25-9-1916 Berwick-Upon-Tweed View
Greig William World War 1 15-3-1917 Berwick-Upon-Tweed View
Goodall John World War 1 31-7-1917 Berwick-Upon-Tweed View
McCall Andrew World War 1 11-11-1914 Berwick-Upon-Tweed View
Poole Thomas World War 1 26-10-1914 Berwick-Upon-Tweed View

Further information:

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