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Smith's Dock Company War Memorial, West End Park, North Shields

This war memorial is located off Minton Lane, in West End Park, near Riverside Primary School. The memorial was erected by the Smith's Dock Company in memory of 141 employees who gave their lives in the First World War. It was unveiled on the 24th of July, 1920, by Major General R.A. Montgomery. The memorial was moved a short distance to facilitate the nearby housing development. It is a Grade II listed on the National Heritage Lit for England.

It was one of three identical memorials built for by the Smith’s Dock Company to honour its fallen employees (the other 2 being in Smith’s Dock Park, Middlesbrough and Harton Recreation Park, South Shields).

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Smith's Dock Company War Memorial, Minton Lane, North Shields

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Smith's Dock Company War Memorial in West Park - North Shields - List Entry
- War memorial. 1922 for Smith's Dock Company Ltd. Sandstone steps and Portland stone cenotaph. Carved wreaths on tall, corniced, tapered cenotaph flanked by tall pilasters, the upper sections curved with …

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List number: 1025346
List grade: 2
Borough: North Tyneside
Grid ref: NZ3465467580


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