War Memorial, Rowlands Gill

The war memorial in Rowlands Gill is located at the junction of Station Road and Smailes Lane. The memorial was unveiled on the 18th of June, 1921, by Cllr. Brown. It is inscribed with the names of 40 local servicemen who lost their lives in the First World War. The monument was later inscribed with the names of 21 local men who lost their livs in the Second World War. Rowlands Gill War memorial is Grade II listed.

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Rowlands Gill War Memorial, Gateshead

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Rowlands Gill War Memorial
- "....The tall granite memorial stands beside the junction of Station Road and Smailes Lane. It takes the form of a tapering pylon, rectangular on plan, composed of three sections that ...

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Rowlands Gill - Monument 1914-18 1939-45 Roadside

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Rowlands Gill at War
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Rowlands Gill 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.


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