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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
North Tyneside
Town
Earsdon
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR J H TAYLOR (Builder)
MR STEWART OF ABERDEEN (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21st December 1924
    Attended by: LT COL SIR ALEXANDER LEITH BART
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21st December 1924
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17740
Current location

NEXT TO THE RED LION PH
Front St
Earsdon
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 320 720
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FIVE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PEDESTAL AND A FIGURE OF A SAILOR STANDING WITH HEAD BOWED AND RIFLE REVERSED. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. WHOLE IS SET WITHIN A SMALL GARDEN
Inscription
THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED / TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF / THE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) / AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN / AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL / REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arkle, G F
Ashworth, W
Bengall, T
Brown, H
Brunton, L
Davies, L G
Donnachie, J
Gay, J
Hart, J
Hewison, G
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname,rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone, Granite
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL AND RAILINGS SURROUNDING
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
EARSDON URBAN COUNCIL
Reference
  • SHIELDS DAILY NEWS by N/A 04-06-1924 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NORTHUMBERLAND
  • MORPETH HERALD by N/A 11/11/1924 26/12/1924 Source: Media Library Published:N/A MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSE3.1

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