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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Sunderland
Town
Washington
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Falklands Conflict (1982), Gulf War (1990-1991), Afghanistan (2001-2014), Iraq War (2003-2011)
Ceremony
  • Consecrated
    Date: 3rd August 2014
    Attended by: Bishop of Jarrow
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17827
Current location

VILLAGE CENTRE ON THE SITE OF THE VILLAGE POND
Washington
Sunderland
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 300 560
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Five-stepped base surmounted by a plinth. shaft and Celtic Cross, the latter decorated with Celtic designs. Inscription on sides of plinth and shaft. The whole surrounded by iron railings. 2014 Consecration stones now also located within railed area and wider area classified as memorial garden including a kneeling 'Lest We Forget 1918-2018' soldier.
Inscription
BASE 6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914 - 1919 / SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF / THOSE FROM THE PARISHES / OF WASHINGTON AND BARMSTON / WHO DIED FOR KING AND COUNTRY / (NAMES) BASE, OTHER SIDES: (NAMES) 2014 Consecration Stones x 3: Central stone - THIS GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE/ IS DEDICATED TO/ THE FALLEN IN WARS AND CONFLICTS./ CONSECRATED BY/ THE BISHOP OF JARROW/ 3rd AUGUST 2014./ Left hand consecration stone - WHEN YOU GO HOME/ TELL THEM OF US AND SAY/ FOR YOUR TOMORROW/ WE GAVE OUR TODAY./ Right hand consecration stone - THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD/ AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD:/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM/ NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN./ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM./ COLUMN, 6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) COLLUMN, OTHER SIDES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, T
Allsopp, J
Anderson, F
Armstrong, F
Armstrong, J
Ash, J L
Atkinson, M
Atkinson, R
Baggott, S
Baister, W
See details for all 173 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 173
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 173
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 104
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 104
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Gulf War (1990-1991)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Washington and Barmston 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

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