Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Tyneside
Town
Gateshead
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
87685

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Current location

In the foyer
opposite the WW1 memorial
Northumbria Police: Gateshead Police Station
High West Street
Gateshead
South Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
NE8 1BN
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 25641 62765
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Gateshead Borough Police Station
    Swinburne Street
    Gateshead
    Gateshead
    Tyne And Wear
    NE8 1AX
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 25530 63424
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular marble tablet, with single line border and black lettering. (The memorial is identical in style and font to the Gateshead Borough Police WW1 memorial).
Inscription
GATESHEAD BOROUGH POLICE FORCE/ Erected/ BY THE MEMBERS TO THE MEMORY/ OF THEIR COMRADES WHO FELL IN/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Schofield, George
Watson, Ernest Edmund
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, Regiment
    Order of information: Listed neither alphabetically by surname nor chronologically by date of death
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Northumbria Police
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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