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Memorial details

Memorial type
Avenue / Tree or grove
District
Gateshead
Town
Dunston
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Ceremony
  • Planted
    Date: 11th August 1985
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42101
Current location

DUNSTON HILL HOSPITAL CHAPEL
Dunston
Gateshead
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 220 620
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TREE WITH DEDICATORY METAL PLAQUE AT THE BASE OF IT
Inscription
WE REMEMBER V.J. DAY 15TH AUGUST 1945/ AND THE SACRIFICE OF COMRADES/ WHO DIED AS PRISONERS OF WAR OF THE JAPANESE/ 1942 - 1945/ AND DURING "FORTY YEARS OF PEACE"/ NEWCASTLE AND DISTRICT FAR EAST PRISONERS OF WAR ASSOC./ THIS TREE WAS PLANTED BY LT. COL. J. M. WEBB, D.L./ 11TH AUGUST 1985
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • CDD38.04

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