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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Tyneside
Town
South Shields
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17844
Current location

JUNCTION OF ST MARYS ST AND SOUTH ELDON ST
ST MARYS CHURCH (DEMOLISHED)
Marys St
South Shields
South Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 360 660
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND WHEEL CROSS. INCISED INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH AND ONE SIDE OF THE BASE SWORD CARVED ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CROSS.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) / TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD & IN GRATEFUL / REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / & CONGREGATION WHO FELL BY SEA & LAND & AIR IN / THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, F
Adamson, T H
Allan, G H
Armstrong, R
Armstrong, T
Arthur, G
Atkinson, A
Atkinson, H R
Bailey, T R
Barlow, C W
See details for all 183 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 183
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 183
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • St Mary's 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
Reference
  • CDS86.51

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