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War Memorial

The War Memorial stands at the southern end of the cemetery in Riding Hill, Northumberland. The memorial, unveiled on the 21st May 1921, commemorates the 14 local men of Broomhaugh and Riding Mill lost in the First World War. It was later also dedicated to the 7 local men who lost their lives in the Second World War.[1

Riding Mill Grade II Listed War Memorials Historic Buildings and Monuments in Broomhaugh & Riding
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Blanchland: War Memorial (Northumberland)

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Broomhaugh and Riding Mill War Memorial
- "The war memorial stands to the southern side of the cemetery. It takes the form of a wheel-head cross c4.5m tall in sandstone from the Windy Nook quarries. The front …

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Riding Mill: Cross 1914-18 1939-45 Crossroads
- Detailed information about the memorial and list of names inscribed.

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F Marran - ?th NF - Riding Mill (Killed)

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List number: 1439634
List grade: 2
County: Northumberland
Grid ref: NZ0184061258


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