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War Memorial, Greenside

The War Memorial in Greenside, Gateshead, is located at the junction of Lead Road and Spen Lane. The memorial was unveiled on the 1st of October 1921 by Lt-Col F.R. Simpson. It commemorates 57 local servicemen who lost their lives in the First World War. The memorial was funded by public subscription and designed and built by D. Morrison of Gateshead. Following the Second World War the names of 26 men and one woman who died in that conflict were added. The name of a soldier who died of wounds received in Afghanistan was added in 2015.[1] The memorial is Grade II listed on he National Heritage List for England.

Greenside War Memorials Historic Buildings and Monuments in Gateshead
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Greenside War Memorial - List Entry
- "....The memorial stands at the north-east corner of a small memorial garden between Lead Road and Spen Lane. Approximately 6m tall, the Greenlaw stone memorial takes the form of a …

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List number: 1437172
List grade: 2
Borough: Gateshead
Grid ref: NZ1393062098


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