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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
North Tyneside
Town
West Allotment
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
ANDREW SCOULAR (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Good Friday 1925
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: Good Friday 1925
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17815
Current location

ROADSIDE
Benton Rd
West Allotment
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 312 705
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stepped base surmounted by column and the Winged Figure of Victory holdinga luarel wreath. The whole surrounded by privet hedge on three sides and in front is a spiked fence. Inscription in lead decal lettering.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914 1919 / THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED / IN HONOURED MEMORY OF / THE GALLANT MEN OF / WEST ALLOTMENT, OLD/ ALLOTMENT AND DISTRICT / WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE / LEST WE FORGET 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, F V
Adamson, G V
Adamson, W V
Aitchison, R
Ball, S H
Barras, T
Bell, R M
Broughton, T H
Brown, J E
Burns, W
See details for all 58 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 58
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 58
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,regiment
Components
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
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: £475

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • WMSW102.1

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