North Shields Town Square named in honour of boy WWII hero Thomas Brown

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    North Tyneside Council news: 15 March 2024. "The name of North Shields’ new Town Square has been revealed at a special unveiling ceremony. It has been named in honour of WWII hero Thomas Brown, the George Medal recipient who retrieved the Enigma codes at sea. In 2023 North Tyneside Council invited people to be part of history by voting on a new name for the square from a shortlist of four significant local figures. They were: Thomas Brown; Ellen Lee, the heroic ARP warden who saved more than 30 lives during a wartime raid on George Street; Charles Minto, the champion boxer and civil rights activist; and Mary Ann Macham, the abolitionist who settled in North Shields....."
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    Link: https://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/news/33309/north-shields-town-square-named-honour-boy-wwii-hero-thomas-brown
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