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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Gateshead
Town
Gateshead
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 Mar 1921
    Attended by: Mrs H.B. Chapman,
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5 Mar 1921
    Attended by: Rev. H.S. Stevenson, Rector of Gateshead
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48223
Current location

In a garden in the works compound close to the main office
Clark Chapman and Co.
Saltmeadows Road
Gateshead
Gateshead
Tyne And Wear
NE8 3AH
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 26695 63212
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Glazed wooden board with carved pilasters forming the frame. Inscription in gold painted lettering. Whole stands on a concrete base Crown at the top centre of the board
Inscription
FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ C. C. & CO./ DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY/ OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH THESE WORKS/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (Names)/ 1914 THE GREAT WAR 1919/ VICTORIA WORKS/ 1939 - 1945/ N.C.O.S AND MEN/ (Names)/ FOR FREEDOM'S CAUSE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Appleby, J
Atkinson, G
Atkinson, R
Bowman, J
Bowman, T
Burn, W E
Burnett, W
Burns, F
Campbell, J W
Carr, J
See details for all 78 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 156
    Served and returned: 78
    Died: 78
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: rank,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 28
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: BOARD WAS PLACED ON THE WALL OF THE OLD MAIN OFFICE.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • SHIELDS DAILY NEWS by N/A 5 MAR 21 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSG39.6

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