WW1 Centenary

On the 4 May 2014 a ‘Field of Poppies’ was established in Corbridge Cemetery and a commemorative plaque was unveiled by Jackie Maiden.  You can view and download the photographs of the occasion here

 

On the 10 August 2014 a Service of Remembrance was held in St Andrew’s Church, Corbridge at which a replica of the Cemetery plaque was unveiled adjacent to the War Memorial in the church.  Members of the congregation recounted their own families’ First World War experiences.  A list of 110 Corbridge men who lost their lives in the service of their country was read.

Photographs from the service can be seen and downloaded here