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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Gateshead
Town
Chopwell
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42092
Current location

Beside the altar
St John the Evangelist Church
Clayton Terrace Rd
Chopwell
Gateshead
Tyne And Wear
NE17 7BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 12302 58795
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three sections of panelling flanking the altar, each bearing an incised inscription.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF CHOPWELL/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ KOREA/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 92
    Served and returned: 46
    Died: 46
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 2
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDC92.04

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