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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Newcastle Upon Tyne
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
NICK WHITMORE (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 August 1991
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48378
Current location

In the Churchyard at the Eastern side near the entrance road to the Civic Centre
St Thomas The Martyr Church
Barras Bridge
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE1 7PG
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 24932 64928
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone plinth surmounted by head and shoulders bust of a man wearing a slouch hat. Incised inscription on the front of the plinth.
Inscription
Part of scupture: WHEN YOU GO HOME/ TELL THEM OF US AND SAY/ FOR YOUR TOMORROW/ WE GAVE OUR TODAY/ Carved into stone plinth: IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF ALL THOSE/ FROM THE NORTH EAST/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE BURMA CAMPAIGNS/ 1941 1945/ Inscribed on metal plaque: THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY THE TYNESIDE AND/ DISTRICT BRANCH OF THE BURMA STAR ASSOCIATION/ AND UNVEILED ON SUNDAY 18 AUGUST 1991
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 660MM, width 450MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 1800MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: C £2500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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