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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Tyneside
Town
Earsdon
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
Falklands Conflict (1982)
Maker
North Tyneside Council Staff (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th October 1982
    Attended by: Mrs Doreen Walker, Mayor of North Tyneside
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17783
Current location

on grass near his parent's home
7
Hesleyside Road
Earsdon
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
NE25 9HB
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 326 725
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SMALL BRONZE PLAQUE PLACED ON STONE PLINTH AND SET WITH A SMALL FLOWER BED. 15 OAK TREES WERE ALSO PLANTED CLOSE BY
Inscription
IN MEMOY OF / CAPTAIN CHRISTOPHER DENT / 2ND BATTALION / THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT / KILLED IN ACTION / GOOSE GREEN, FALKLAND ISLANDS. / MAY 28TH, 1982
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dent, Christopher
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Commemorations
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forename, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth C 150MM, height C 200MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height C 300MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private,other
Details: North Tyneside Council provided the plaque, the garden was made by the family
Reference

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