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War Memorial

The War Memorial in Embleton Cemetery was unveiled on 24th July 1921 by Viscount Grey of Falloden, in commemoration of 52 local servicemen who died during the First World War. Funded by public subscription the memorial was carved by JP Whittle of Amble, and erected by JG Green and Sons of Warkworth. Following the Second World War the details of 11 men who died in that conflict were added to the memorial.

Embleton Grade II Listed War Memorials Historic Buildings and Monuments in Craster Civil Parish
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War Memorial in Embleton Cemetery

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Embleton War Memorial - List Entry
- "....The memorial stands in Embleton Cemetery, not far from the Grade II-listed headstone marking the grave of the crew members of Pollux, a Norwegian steamer torpedoed by a German submarine …

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List number: 1436906
List grade: 2
County: Northumberland
Grid ref: NU2327521678


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