List number: 1433647
List grade: 2
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First World War Memorial, Blyth


The First World War memorial for Blyth (including New Delaval, Newsham, Bebside and Cowpen) was originally located outside the Knight Memorial Hospital on Beaconsfield Street. It was unveiled on the 17th November, 1923 by the Duke of Northumberland and dedicated by Reverend A Tuson, in commemoration of 637 servicemen who lost their lives in the First World War. The memorial was designed by Mr Leiper, the Borough Surveyor, and built by T and G Cocks of Blyth. £2,000 was raised by public subscription to pay for the memorial. It was moved to Ridley Park in 1950.[1] The adjacent celtic cross memorial commemorates those lost in the Boer War (1899-1902).

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First World War Memorial, Ridley Park, Blyth

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Blyth First World War Memorial - List Entry
- "....The memorial stands at the north-western entrance to Ridley Park, alongside the Boer War and Second World War memorials. It comprises a granite pylon, c 4m tall, raised on a ...

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Blyth, Pillar 1914-18 Beaconsfield Street
- Details of the memorial and list of names inscribed.

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