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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Heaton
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Workmen of the Department (Makers)
Mr J Mounsey, assistant fitter (Artist)
Mr J Raine, signalman (Printer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 August 1921
    Attended by: Mr H J Stephenson, Assistant Divisional Superintendent
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34507
Current location

Access by prior arrangement only- at the foot of the stairs facing west
Heaton Train Maintenance Depot (Northern Rail)
Benfield Road
opposite Benfield School
Heaton
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE6 2XT
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 27427 65352
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • junction of the main line and the Tynemouth Branch
    near Heaton junction signal box
    Heaton
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Tyne And Wear
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Fitting Shop
    Heaton
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Tyne And Wear
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Outside wall
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
FRAMED AND GLAZED ROLL OF HONOUR. ILLUSTRATED WITH DRAWINGS OF A SHIP AT THE BOTTOM LEFT, A TANK TOP LEFT, AN AEROPLANE TOP RIGHT AND A SUBMARINE AT THE BOTTOM RIGHT. TITLE SET ON A RIBBON BELOW A SHIELD SUPPORTING SEVERAL FLAGS
Inscription
1914 - 1919/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ THE/ GREAT/ WAR/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ OF THE/ NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY/LOCOMOTIVE DEPARTMENT/ HEATON JUNCTION./ (NAMES)/ THESE HAVE FALLEN/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, J
Anderson, W
Armstrong, H
Ballantyne, W
Balmain, C
Balmer, J
Barclay, C
Barclay, J
Bellwood, A J
Bertram, R W
See details for all 112 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 112
    Served and returned: 94
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, civilian occupation
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
REFRAMED BY UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE IN 1988
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=7692
  • North Eastern Railway Magazine 1921, page 169 has photos of the unveiling- has some differences in the names- see the above NEMWP report for full details
  • Newcastle Daily Chronicle 5 March 1921 reports the unveiing
  • Newcastle Daily Chronicle 5 March 1920 reports a welcome home dinner
  • Northern Echo 5 August 1921
  • Illustrated Chronicle 5 August 1921 has photos of the unveiling
  • Shields Daily News 5 August 1921 reports the unveiling

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