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War Memorial, Langley Park


The war memorial in Langley Park is located on the corner of Front Street and Quebec Street. The memorial was unveiled in April 1921 by Colonel J H Ritson, to commemorate 73 local servicemen who died in the First World War. Following the Second World War the names of 26 men and one woman who died in that conflict were added. The death of an unidentified soldier, buried in the village’s churchyard in 1940, is also marked. The memorial is also inscribed with the names of a soldier who died in the Korean War in 1951 and a soldier who died in Northern Ireland in 1973.[1] The memorial is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.

THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF LANGLEY PARK TO THE EVERLASTING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE WHO NOBLY SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES, FOR THE CAUSE OF RIGHT, LIBERTY, JUSTICE AND FREEDOM IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR
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Langley Park War Memorial

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- "...The memorial stands at the corner of Front Street and Quebec Street, in a square enclosure defined by railings carried on a low kerb. The granite structure comprises a large ...

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Langley Park - Monument 1914-18 1939-45 1951 1973 Roadside

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Memorial - LANGLEY PARK
- "....Pink & brown granite Monument set in a small railed garden. The Monument is square with round ornamental columns at each corner. It is surmounted by a dome on which is ...

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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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