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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Tyneside
Town
Monkton
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5th February 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5th February 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17796
Current location

MONKTON PARK
Monkton
South Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 320 630
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING SHAFT AND CROSS. CARVED INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE IS SURROUNDED BY RAILINGS
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: GRANT LORD THAT WE,/ FULL WORTHY BE OF THESE/ OUR LOVED OUR SACRIFICED./ (NAMES)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE FROM MONKTON DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR./ "MAY THEY REST IN PEACE" 3 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ IN THANKFULNESS TO GOD/ FOR THE SAFE RETURN 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ OF THESE FROM MONKTON DISTRICT/ WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 12 O'CLOCK FACE: GRANT THAT THEY LIVE TO SEE/ (...) VICTORY/ (...) TO THEE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Hedderly, J C
Henderson, G R
Hopper, A
Huntley, F B
Huntley, R B
Jenvey, F
Jenvey, P W
Kerr, N
Kinross, A
Lumsdon, A H E
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 113
    Served and returned: 94
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Monkton 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
1999: MEMORIAL IS BADLY WEATHERED WITH SOME OF THE LETTERING IS BADLY ERODED WITH SOME NAMES NOW ILLEGIBLE 2006 : Listed Grade 11 Restoration of the memorial completed late 2005
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL: HANDED OVER AT TIME OF UNVEILING
Reference
  • CDM45.01

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