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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Newcastle Upon Tyne
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48352
Current location

In the Finance Department on the second floor of the north tower
Co-operative Office
Newgate Street
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE1 5RZ
England

OS Grid Ref: |NZ 24607 64250
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone tablet carved in the shape of an open book and set into a pedimented frame. Carved inscription in painted black, plan capital lettering on both sides of the tablet.
Inscription
Left side: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR/ OF THE EMPLOYEES/ OF THIS SOCIETY/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN TWO WORLD WARS./ 1914 - 1918./(Names) Right side: 1939 - 1945./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, R J
Burns, T
Charlton, N
Clark, A
Clark, J
Dawson, H
Forster, J J
Gordon, T A
Gray, J
Gray, J G
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Department, surname, initial
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 71
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial, department
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 1397 mm, width 1524 mm
    Materials: Unknown
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 965 mm, width 1080 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2012, August: Building sold for redevelopment into hotel (Premier Inn). Company in charge of redevelopment intends to relocate memorial to preserve it. 2012, January: No access to upstairs offices. Memorial status unknown.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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