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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Gateshead
Town
Ryton
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14th February 1920
    Attended by: COL F R SIMPSON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42145
Current location

SMALL GARDEN
Stargate La
Ryton
Gateshead
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 160 630
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CYLINDRICAL PEDESTAL SURMOUNTED BY POLISHED URN
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE/ STARGATE WELCOME ASSOCIATION/ TO THE MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEN/ WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED BELOW WHO DIED FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY AND SEALED THEIR LOVE/ BY DEATH IN THE GREAT WAR/ AUG. 1914 - NOV. 1918/ (NAMES)/ MAY THEIR REWARD BE AS GREAT AS THEIR SACRIFICE/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Listing information
  • Stargate War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • NEWCASTLE DAILY JOURNAL by N/A 31 MAY 20 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NEWCASTLE
  • WMSS110.1

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