Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Belford L.H.S.


Plaque Fallen 1914-18 Presbyterian





Map ref

NU 110337

Original Location

Erskine Presbyterian Church, Nursery Lane. (Now United Reformed Church)

Which war


Memorial Description

Plaque, set in a wide wood frame, 24 inches high x 36 inches wide (606mm x 914mm). There is a wide border of cord design, culminating in a knot in each corner. At centre top are crossed flags, coloured red and blue, with the words "For King & Country" between. The names are listed in three columns. The first line of the dedication and the quotation at the bottom are in Gothic script, other lettering is in elongated Roman capitals.

Materials used

Brass in oak frame.


To the glory of God and / sacred to the memory of / the men of this Church who gave their lives for / their country in the Great War 1914-1918
"Faithful unto death"


Present condition

Building sold 2018.

Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Edward Thew, Newcastle upon Tyne.


1. The building was sold because it would cost too much to repair. It is hoped to be able to store the memorial locally.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Belford LHS

Erskine Presbyterian Church Minutes Ref BUR/P/8/3

Source of quotation:
“Faithful unto death” Revelation 2 v 10

Additional Research documents (click to download)

Research acknowledgements

Belford L.H.S.; Mr. Southern; Tony Harding; Valerie Glass

Research In Progress

These names are being researched by a team led by Valerie Glass

Plaque Fallen 1914-18 Presbyterian (B16.05)

BELFORD, United Reformed Church.
   To the glory of God and sacred to the memory of
   the men of this Church who gave their lives for
   their Country in the Great War 1914-1918
   Harry Hill          William H. Clothier  William Hood
   William Anderson    Robert Hunter        John J.W. Thompson
   Thomas J. Anderson  George Matthewson    Thomas Hunter
   Alexr Rutherford    John McDougall       George L. Hope
   George W. Young     James Lee            Alfred Wylie
   John Thompson       John Taylor          William Hall
   "Faithful unto death"

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