List number: 1160265
List grade: 2
Keys to the Past HER: D35588
Grid ref: NZ2282526434

War Memorial, Shildon


The war memorial in Shildon is located on Church Street, by the entrance to St John's Church. The memorial is a statue of a soldier crouching, with rifle at the ready, designed by W.A. Kellett. The memorial was unveiled on the 13th October, 1923, by Major General F.A. Dudgeon, of the 50th Northumbrian Division, and dedicated by Reverend  H.B. Watts.[1] The memorial is inscribed with the names of 255 local men who lost their lives in the First World War. It was later further dedicated to 137 people who dies in the Second World War. The memorial is Grade II listed.
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War Memorial, Shildon

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War Memorial, Shildon

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WAR MEMORIAL, 3.0 METRES NORTH OF MIDLAND BANK - Shildon - List Entry
- "First and Second World War Memorial. 1920 with statue by Humphries, Jackson of Manchester. Pink granite plinth, sandstone pedestal with bronze plaques and bronze statue.....Front of pedestal has bronze ...

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Statue 1914-18 1939-55 Roadside, Shildon
- Detailed information about the war memorial at Shildon, and list of names inscribed.

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War Memorial Cenotaph/Statue, Entrance to St. John's Churchyard, Main Street, Shildon
- "First and Second World War Memorial. Unveiled 1923 with a statue by Humphries, Jackson of Manchester. Granite plinth surmounted by a sandstone pedestal with bronze plaques and bronze life-sized statue ...

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Church of St John, Shildon
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Church of St John, Shildon
- Overview Map Street View St John's is the parish church in Shildon. It was originally built 1833 - 1834 by Anthony Salvin. The church was largely rebuilt and extended in ...

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