Tyne and Wear HER(11194): Birtley Cemetery, Memorial to Belgian Soldiers (WW1) - Details
Birtley Cemetery, Memorial to Belgian Soldiers (WW1)
Stone memorial 28 inches high with a low pyramidal top. There are 13 names on the sides. Inscription: "1914-1918 THE THIRTEEN BELGIAN SOLDIERS HONOURED HERE DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY AND LIE BURIED IN THE ELIZABETHVILLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY".
North East War Memorials Project Ref. B127.11 (www.newmp.org.uk); John Bygate, 2006, "Arms and the Heroes - the story of the Birtley Belgians", History of Education Project, Miners Hall, Redhill, Durham