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Memorial details

Memorial type
Photograph
District
Gateshead
Town
Dunston
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
JAMES DOBSON, JAMES DOBSON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24067
Current location

ST JOHN AMBULANCE HUT
Renforth St
Dunston
Gateshead
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 220 620
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • EXCELSIOR CLUB
    Dunston
    Gateshead
    Tyne And Wear
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
GLASS FRONTED OAK BOARD WITH INSCRIPTION IN THE CENTRE AND WAR AND PEACE DEPICTED IN THE MARGINS. PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE FALLEN ARE AT THE TOP LEFT AND RIGHT HAND OF THE BOARD. NAMES OF THE FALLEN ARE DOWN THE CENTRE, FLANKED BY THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED. IN THE LEFT HAND MARGIN IS MARS DEPICTING WAR AND IN THE RIGHT HAND MARGIN IS PAX REPRESENTED BY A WOMAN AND CORNUCOPIA AND FOUR CHILDREN. LAUREL WREATH WITH ST GEORGE AND THE DRAGON WITHIN IT AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE BOARD. BELOW THIS IS A REPRESENTION OF HYPNOS - SLEEP.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams
Allam, J
Allan, J P
Allison, D
Allison, J
Allison, T
Anderson, J A
Armstrong, J
Armstrong, J
Armstrong, J W
See details for all 358 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 325
    Served and returned: 286
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,additional
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • NEWCASTLE DAILY JOURNAL by N/A 3 MAY 1920 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NEWCASTLE
  • CDD38.07

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