Memorial Details

Memorial

Plaque Fallen 1914-18 Methodist Church

Reference

S111.06

Place

SILKSWORTH

Present Location

New Silksworth Independent Methodist Church, Tunstall View, SR3 1DX

Memorial Description

Plaque of popular design approx. 700 mm high x 500 mm wide. Around the edge is a border set against a sunken red background culminating in elaborate roundels at the corners. There is a cross at centre top. The dedication is in a mix of elaborate and sans serif capitals with some red initials. The names are in sans serif capitals inside a wreath.

Materials used

Brass

Inscription

Erected to / the Glory of God / and in honoured memory / of the men of this church / who made the supreme / sacrifice in the Great War.
“The path of duty is the way to glory”

Names

Who commissioned

Methodist Church, North Street.

Notes

1. This was found in 2013 in the loft

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photo: David Sloan

Source of quotation:
“The path of duty . . .” Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington. Viii. Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

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Plaque Fallen 1914-18 Methodist Church (S111.06)

 
   Erected to
   the Glory of God
   and in honoured memory
   of the men of this church
   who made the supreme
   sacrifice in the Great War
   1914-1918

   
   Arthur Bainbridge
   Thomas Taylor
   William Rivers
   Richard Vincent
    
   “The path of duty is the way to glory”
NamesS111.06

   

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