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War Memorial, New Shildon


New Shilton War Memorial is located on Redworth Road, opposite the Railway Institute. The memorial commemorates 131 men from the parish of New Shildon who lost their lives in the First World War. There is also an incription on the step of the base of the monument to remember Joseph Leng, aged 7 who drowned while visiting his father in France in 1919. The memorial was originally located in the churchyard of All Saints Church, where it was unveiled by the Archdeacon of Aukland in October 1920. It was moved to it's present location in 2002. The memorial is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.
New Shildon War Memorials Historic Buildings and Monuments in Shildon Shildon at War
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War Memorial Redworth Road Shildon

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New Shildon War Memorial
- "....The c6.5m tall Heworth stone memorial stands at the roadside opposite the Railway Institute and Forecourt Walls (Grade II-listed) on Redworth Road. It takes the form of a small ...

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Shildon 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. Note: at the time ...
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MEMORIAL: NEW SHILDON
- "...Cross of red sandstone surmounts pillar. Four panels around base bear the inscription and names. Inscription TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF 124 NEW SHILDON MEN WHO LAID DOWN THIER LIVES ...

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New Shildon - Cross 1914-18 All Saints' Churchyard

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