United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

WEST JESMOND PRESBYTERIANS - WW1

Our Ref: 17821

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Address

JESMOND UNITED REFORMED CHURCH
BURDON TERRACE
WEST JESMOND
TYNE AND WEAR
England
 
Type:Sculptured/Cast Group
Denomination:United Reformed
OS Map Ref:NZ 252 658

Inscription

NO MAN LIVETH UNTO HIMSELF / NO MAN DIETH UNTO HIMSELF / (NAMES) / 1914 - 1919

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

ORNATE BOARD WITH ELABORATELY CAST FIGURES (SEE BELOW) IN THE ROUND SET WITHIN THE PLAQUE ABD SEPARATED BY TWISTED PILASTRES. AT THE TOP OF EACH COLUMN IS AN ANGEL AND AT THE BASE IS THE HEAD OF A CHERUB. INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF BELOW THEM

FIGURES ARE OF, LEFT TO RIGHT, A SOLDIER AND KNEELING NURSE; ST GEORGE; CHRIST ON THE CRUCIFIX WITH TWO ANGLES KNEELING AT HIS FEET; ST MICHAEL; A SAILOR AND MOTHER AND CHILD SEATED

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died25
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?surname > forename
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, forename
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
H H Martyn and Co.Founder/Foundry
WALTER HENRY GILBERTSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:1
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Publications:1
Publication NameAuthorDate PublishedPage / DateOther Information
THE BEST A HISTORY OF H H MARTYN & SONSWHITAKER, JOHN1985296,302 
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