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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Gateshead
Town
Pelaw
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th February 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42132
Current location

C W S CABINET WORKS
Pelaw
Gateshead
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 280 620
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • CO OP WHOLESALE SOCIETY LTD
    Pelaw
    Gateshead
    Tyne And Wear
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
LARGE FRAMED ROLL OF HONOUR CLASSICAL COLUMN WITH DOUBLE PILLARS TO THE LEFT AND SINGLE PILLAR TO THE RIGHT. BRITANNIA DSTANDS ON THE LEFT WITH HER HAND RESTING ON A SWORD, THE UNION FLAG AT HER FEET. SHE LOOKS TOWARDS THE NAMES
Inscription
TOP LEFT CORNER: 4TH AUGUST 1914/ TO/ 31ST DECEMBER 1916. TOP: CO-OPERATIVE WHOLESALE LIMITED/ EMPLOYEES' ROLL OF HONOUR MAIN PART: (NAMES) BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER: NUMBER OF ENLISTMENTS TO/ DECEMBER 1916/ 4,690 BASE: AWARDS FOR SPECIAL SERVICES/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackerley, G
Aldred, C
Allen, G W
Allen, H
Allen, S T
Alston, D
Amos, P A
Ashton, W
Aspin, R
Atkinson, H
See details for all 326 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 600
    Served and returned: 300
    Died: 300
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,manner of death,additional,decorations
    Order of information: surname,rank,additional,manner of death,regiment
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Reference
  • SHIELDS DAILY NEWS by N/A 26 FEB 21 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NORTHUMBERLAND
  • CDP24.01

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