Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Gateshead
Town
Gateshead
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
84680

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Current location

Located on the upper floor of shopping centre near to 'JD Sports' & 'Men's Room' shops
Metrocentre
Gateshead
Gateshead
Tyne And Wear
NE11 9YG
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 21340 62540
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial comprises of poppy artistic structure suspended from ceiling of shopping centre, accompanied by a 'Lest We Forget' bench which contains a plaque stating who the memorial was donated by and how it has been funded.
Inscription
Dedicated to the memory of the/ men and women from the/ North East of England/ who served in the/ Great War 1914-18// Donated by the/ North East War Memorials Project/ with money raised by the/ generosity of intu customers.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
North East War Memorials Project

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