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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Gateshead
Town
Blaydon-on-Tyne
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 April 1923
    Attended by: Miss Jane Cowan - Col. Joseph Cowan
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2061
Current location

Blaydon Cemetery
to the left of the Cemetery gates
4
Blaydon Cemetery
Shibdon Road
Blaydon-on-Tyne
Gateshead
Tyne And Wear
NE21 5AS
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 18867 63030
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two stepped square base surmounted by plinth, pedestal and figure of a soldier wearing greatcoat and cap who stands in mourning pose. Inscription in black lettering on the four sides of the plinth and pedestal beneath moulded laurel wreath. Whole is enclosed by a low green painted metal rail.
Inscription
(6 O'CLOCK FACE): TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE OF BLAYDON/ AND DISTRICT, WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918./ (NAMES)/ ALSO THOSE OF BLAYDON/ WHO DIED AT HOME AND ABROAD./ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE./ 1939 - 1945 (OTHER FACES): (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beveridge, M
Brinton, May C
Browell, W N
Cameron, C
Canaghan, Martin
Carr, H
Charlton, A
Crossey, P F
Davison, G
Dodoson, Albert
See details for all 224 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 306
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 306
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 108
    Served and returned: 54
    Died: 54
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: regiment,surname
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • War Memorial about 7 metres north of mortuary chapels
  • 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
  • AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK
  • Shields Daily News - 11 November 1923

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