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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Tyneside
Town
New York
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr Endean of Cramlington (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 Mar 1921
    Attended by: Alderman Mason of Whitley Bay
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17732
Current location

Murton Lane / New York Road. (Beside Wheatsheaf Inn)
New York
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
NE27 0LR
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 32339 70242
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped abse surmounted by plinth, sahft and sandstone Celtic Wheel Cros. Inscription carved into one side. Wreath in releif above plinth. Four palm leaves on upper corners of plinth.
Inscription
To / the / glorious / dead /Erected by / the inhabitants of / the district / in memory of / the brave men who fell / in the war / 1914 – 1918/[names]/Pass not this stone in sorrow but in pride / For they died that you might live.
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Adams, J H
Aitchinson, N
Alhstead, G
Alhstead, J W
Ashton, Jw
Bell, L
Belshaw, W
Blankburn, J
Boyle, W J
Brennan, N F
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 68
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 68
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, initials of forenames
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 12FT, width 48IN
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • New York War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
SOME WEATHERING OF MEMORIAL
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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