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War Memorial, Wooler

War Memorial from Road:-

Wooler War Memorial from Road

From path:-

Wooler War Memorial from Path

“To the memory of those frorm the Wooler District who fell in the Great War 1914-1919. Their name liveth for evermore.”

“No hate was theirs, no thirst for fame, when forth to death by homour sent. Life beckoned sweet, the Great Call came, They knew their duty and they went.”

War Memorial Wooler

Great War: Armstrong – Deedes
WW2 names: Brewis – Eliot:-

Names, War Memorial, Wooler

Great War names: Fettis – Lambton:-

Wooler War Memorial, Great War Names

Great War names: Leach -Thomson.
WW2 names: Murdie – Smith J:-

Names, Wooler War Memorial

Great War Names: Smart A – Taylor:-

Wooler War Memorial Great War Names

World War 2 names: Forster – Lowrie:-

Wooler War Memorial, World War 2 Names

War Memorials and Grave, Wooler Church

On the way back up from Peterborough we stopped at Wooler in Northumberland (Northumbria as was.) It’s one of our favourite places.

It being 2018 the local church was hosting an exhibition on the aniversary of the Great War’s end, featuring photographs and information about local lads who had served.

The church itself contained two War Memorials – one was a Roll of Honour for Wooler Church School, inscribed at top, “Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.”

War Memorial for Wooler Church School

The other was dedicated to members of the congregation. There were two name boards, the first inscribed, “To the glory of God and in memory of the men of …” The inscription carries on to the next board.

Wooler Church War Memorial

Inscription carried on from previous board, “… the Parish of Wooler who gave their lives in the Great War AD, 1914-19.”
Next board says, “In memory of those who fell in the Second World War 1939-45.”

War Memorial Wooler Church

Stained glass in church:-

Stained Glass, Wooler Church

Grave of J Stothert, Tyneside Irish Northumberland Fusiliers, 12/8/1917, aged 45:-

War Grave, Wooler

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