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South Shields War Memorial


South Shields War Memorial is located by the junction of Horsley Hill Road and Westoe Road in Westoe, South Shields. It was commissioned by South Shields War Memorial Committee to commemorate the 3,000 men of the town who died in the First World War. It was originally erected within the grounds of Ingham Infirmary (now demolished) and unveiled on the 28th of February 1926 by Sir James Readhead of Westoe Hall and President of the Ingham Infirmary. It was dedicated by Revd J Hudson Barker. The memorial is Grade II listed.

Westoe War Memorials South Shields at War Historic Buildings and Monuments in South Tyneside
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War Memorial, Westoe, South Shields

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- During the First World War the Illustrated Chronicle published photographs of soldiers and sailors from Newcastle and the North East of England. These have been made available by Newcastle Libraries. 
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South Shields war memorial - List Entry
- "....This war memorial was commissioned by South Shields War Memorial Committee to commemorate the 3,000 men of the town who died in the First World War. It was erected ...

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Westoe - Cross 1914-18 1939-45 Roadside

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List number: 1434280
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NZ3703066057
Borough: South Tyneside

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