Blaydon War Memorial - the unveiling

  • Description

    "UNVEILED - 7 APRIL 1923 Built in granite at a cost of £1000.00, the subscription fund was started by Miss Jane Cowen and Col. Joseph Cowen who each gave £200 and then they made up the deficit at the end so that the memorial could be unveiled free of debt. Rutter Carr the Chairman of the War Memorial Committee said that over 1500 lads had joined the colours and it was sad and sorrowful that over 300 fell...."
  • Owner

    BLAYDON and WINLATON WAR MEMORIAL PROJECT
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.blaydonwinlatonwarmemorialproject.btck.co.uk/BlaydonWarMemorial-Unveiling
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 8 months ago
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