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War Memorial, Clara Vale


The War Memorial in Clara Vale is located on a prominent triangular plot at the junction of Stannerford Road and Edington Gardens. The memorial was unveiled on the 22nd of October 1921 by Lt. Col FR Simpson, in commemoration of 56 local men who lost their lives in the First World War. They were all miners from the Clara Vale Colliery. The land for the memorial and the surrounding railings were donated by the Stella Coal Company. Later the names of 2 local men who died in the Second World War were also inscribed on the monument. Clara Vale War Memorial is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.

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War Memorial, Clara Vale

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Clara Vale War Memorial

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Clara Vale War Memorial - List Entry
- "...Clara Vale War Memorial was unveiled on 22 October 1921 by Lt-Col FR Simpson, in commemoration of 56 local men who died serving during the First World War. They were ...

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Clara Vale at War
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Clara Vale at War
- 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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Clara Vale War Memorial
- "The memorial stands in a prominent position at the east side of the Co-operative Stores within the triangle of the two roads entering the village of Clara Vale from the ...

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Tyne & Wear HER: 10946
List number: 1435730
List grade: 2
Borough: Gateshead
Grid ref: NZ1342364905

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