War Memorial, Washington (Tyne & Wear)


The Washington and Barmston War Memorial  is located on the Village Green in Washington, Tyne & Wear. The pond on the Village Green was filled and the memorial built over it. It was unveiled on the 5th June 1920 by the Earl of Durham, commemorating the 181 local servicemen who died in the First World War.  Later, the names of 101 service personnel who died Second World War were inscribed on the monument. The monument also commemorates soldiers who died in the Falklands War, the Gulf War, and serving in Iraq and in Afghanistan.[1] The memorial is Grade II listed.

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The War Memorial, Washington

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Washington Village Green and War Memorial

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Washington Village

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Washington and Barmston War Memorial - List Entry
- ".....The memorial was unveiled on 5th June 1920 by the Earl of Durham. It commemorates the 181 servicemen who died in the First World War. The memorial was designed by ...

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Washington - Cross 1914-18 1939-45 Later wars Green
- Detailed information about the monument and list of names inscribed.

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Washington Village Green

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Village Green, Washington
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Village Green, Washington

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