Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: John Lewis Partnership

Memorial

Plaque 1939-45 Bainbridge

Reference

NUT012

Place

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

Map ref

NZ 247645

Original Location

Bainbridge Stores, Newcastle upon Tyne

Present Location

John Lewis, Hotspur Way / Earls Way, Eldon Square Shopping Centre Newcastle.

Which war

1939-45

Memorial Description

Brass plate with domed top. The dates are in the dome. The names are listed in a single column. in raised elaborate capitals.

Materials used

Brass

Inscription

1919-1945 / In / grateful memory of / those members of the / staff of Bainbridge & Co. / who gave their lives / for their country.

Names

Ownership and maintenance

John Lewis

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: John Lewis Partnership; Norah Cuthbert

Evening Chronicle 10/03/2011 reports on a proposed book on the men named on the memorial, including information on Rhondda Fletcher; 08/03/2012 reports publication of Ian Johnsonís book

Bainbridge, Our Fallen Heroes, 1939-1945. Ian Johnson, 2013; published by the author, gives graphic details of all the men on the memorial and where they fought and died.

Additional Notes

This page is sponsored by:-
Ian Johnson in memory of all the staff from Bainbridge & Co who gave their lives.

Research acknowledgements

The late Norah Cuthbert; Bainbridge's (John Lewis Partnership); Ian Johnson

Research In Progress

Bainbridge, Our Fallen Heroes, 1939-1945. Ian Johnson, 2013; published by the author, gives graphic details of all the men on the memorial and where they fought and died.

Plaque 1939-45 Bainbridge (NUT012)

 
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, Bainbridge's.
  

    
   1939-1945
  
   In 
   grateful memory of
   those members of the
   staff of Bainbridge & Co.
   who gave their lives
   for their Country.
  
   Bates, Matthew
   Davison, Robert W.
   Dawson, Stanley W.
   Fletcher, E. Rhondda
   Harrison, David
   Henderson, Cecil
   Henderson, J. Harold
   Liddle, Basil
   Longstaff, John J.
   Lowe, Ralph B.
   Simpson, Joseph
   Vest, Harold
   Webster, Robert H.
   Wilks, Matthew H.
NamesNUT012 

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Parish Notes

Every Name A Story