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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
North Tyneside
Town
Wallsend
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 05 September 1948
    Attended by: The Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland ( the Right Honourable Sir Charles Trevelyan, Bart) performed the unveiling
  • Dedicated
    Date: 05 September 1948
    Attended by: Canon F. Baker (Rector of Morpeth) performed the dedication
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34294
Current location

In the Memorial Garden at the south-east corner of the main building
Northumbria Police Headquarters
Middle Engine Lane
Wallsend
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
NE28 9NT
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 31964 68580
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In the private grounds
    Police Headquarters
    Ponteland
    Castle Morpeth
    Northumberland
    NE20 0BL
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 15667 74008
    Denomination: Undefined
  • On the lawn in front of the building
    Police Headquarters
    The Kylins
    Morpeth
    Castle Morpeth
    Northumberland
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Stone of Remembrance, comprising a rough-hewn lump of granite whose front face has a polished nowy-headed section. At top centre of that section is a depiction of the Northumberland Constabulary crest, beneath which is the incised inscription; both the crest and the lettering are gold-painted. The stone now stands on a base of grey and black slabs, within the landscaped Northumbria Police Memorial Garden at Wallsend.
Inscription
1939 1945/ TO THE MEMORY OF THE FALLEN/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bewick, John W
Cherrey, Robert J
Gilbert, Charles
Hall, Ernest
Hudson, Oliver
Liddle, Richard
Nelson, Tom J
Pearson, John L. W.
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, military unit
    Order of information: Listed alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Police rank, forename, surname, employer
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname, within the single list of all former Police officers who had died
Components
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 450mm, height 1200mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
Northumbria Police
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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