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War Memorial, Greatham


The war memorial in Greatham stands in the churchyard of the St John's Church. The memorial commemorates 13 local servicemen who died during the First World War and was unveiled on the 16th of July 1922 by the Archdeacon of Auckland.[1] After the Second World War the names of a further 13 men who lost their lives in that conflict were added to the memorial. The memorial is Grade II listed.

Greatham War Memorials Historic Buildings and Monuments in the Borough of Hartlepool Church of St John the Baptist, Greatham
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Church of St John the Baptist War Memorial Geatham Village

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Greatham War Memorial

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Greatham War Memorial
- ".....The memorial stands in the NE corner of the churchyard of the Church of St John the Baptist (Grade II*-listed). It takes the form of a granite Celtic cross ...

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Cross 1914-18 1939-45 St. John's Churchyard
- "...Cross of Celtic type in rough stone, total height 9 feet 6 inches, with a sword raised in half relief at the front, almost the length of the cross itself ...

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List number: 1437141
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NZ4926427536
District: Tees Valley

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