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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
North Tyneside
Town
Shiremoor
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Aden Emergency (1963-1967), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS W H ENDEAN AND SON, J R MCMILLEN
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31st May 1924
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 31st May 1924
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17779
Current location

Earsdon Rd
Shiremoor
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 312 714
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped base surmounted by a plinth, pedestal and statue of soldier resting on arms reversed. inscription on three sides of pedestal in black lettering.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914 1918 / GREATER LOVE HATH / NO MAN THAN THIS / THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS / LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS / (Names) / IN MEMORY OF / OUR GLORIOUS DEAD / OF SHIREMOOR AND DISTRICT / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACES: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, M
Anderson, P L
Armstrong, J
Armstrong, J
Armstrong, J
Atherton, J
Atwell, W
Bodman, W
Boyd, C F W
Boyd, R W
See details for all 102 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 98
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 98
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
  • Aden Emergency (1963-1967)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,forename,age of death
    Order of information: year died,rank,forename,age of death
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 12FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • 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
Costs

Site: C £495

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
EARSDON URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL
Reference
  • SHIELDS DAILY NEWS by N/A 1922 20/12/1922 25/01/1923 02/06/1924 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NORTHUMBERLAND
  • MORPETH HERALD by N/A 02/02/1923 06/06/1924 05/06/1925 Source: Media Library Published:N/A MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSS21.1

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