Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: J. Brown

Memorial

SGW N.F. POWs 1939-45 All Saints

Reference

R24.08

Place

ROTHBURY

Map ref

NU 057016

Original Location

All Saints' Church, in Memorial Chapel.

Which war

1939-45

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Dedicated Easter Day, 4th April 1947.

Memorial Description

Lancet window of single light made with plain glass. Half way down is the badge of the Northumberland Fusiliers. At the foot of the window is a small panel bearing the dedication, made by painting the background black and leaving the lettering in clear glass.

Materials used

Hand made antique plain glass with coloured badge.

Inscription

This window is erected as a thank offering by their Comrades-in-
arms of the Northumberland Fusiliers, sometime prisoners-of
war in the Far East. In memory of Ernest Benjamin Lomas Hart,
killed in France; and of George Davison, Robert Laidler, Frederick
James Nixon, James Ormston, John Stewart and William H. Young
who died while Prisoners-of-War in the hands of the Japanese.

Names

7 full names, all from Northumberland Fusiliers. See above.

Who commissioned

Northumberland Fusiliers

Present condition

The colours in the badge are fading.

English Heritage Listing

In Grade II Listed Building

Sculptor, Artist or Designer

L.C. Evetts of Newcastle University, who made both windows and badge.

Notes

1. See also candlesticks R24.15

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Janet Brown

Diocese of Newcastle Faculty Book No. 1601, 07/11/1946

Research acknowledgements

J. Brown; P. Thirkell

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SGW N.F. POWs 1939-45 All Saints (R24.08)

 
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