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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
South Tyneside
Town
Hebburn
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17806
Current location

INSIDE THE NORTH ENTRANCE FROM CANNING ST
CARR ELLISON PARK
Hebburn
South Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 310 640
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PARK WITH DEDICATORY MONUMENT PLACED WITHIN IT. MONUMENT IS FORMED BY TWO STEPPED BASE SURMOUNT BY PLINTH, TWO COLUMNS AND FLAT CENTRAL SECTION. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION ON A PLAQUE ATTACHED TO THE FRONT FACE.
Inscription
FRONT: THE GREAT WAR. THIS PARK WAS PRESENTED TO THE INHABITANTS OF HEBBURN BY COL. RALPH HENRY CARR-ELLISON, C.M.G. IN MEMORY OF THE HEBBURN MEN WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY AND AS A TOKEN OF GRATITUDE FOR THE SAFE RETURN OF HIS ONLY SON JOHN CAMPBELL CANN-ELLISON LIEUTENANT 1ST ROYAL DRAGOONS REAR: THIS STONE WAS ERECTED BY HEBBURN U.D.C. ON BEHALF OF THE INHABITANTS AS A TOKEN OF THEIR DEEP APPRECIATION OF COL CARR-ELLISON'S MUNIFICENT GIFT. JULY 1920 JOHN BLACK, CHAIRMAN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Carr-Ellison Park First World 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • CDH93.14

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