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11257


Gateshead


Gateshead, Durham Road, war memorial wall


Gateshead


NZ26SE


Commemorative


Commemorative Monument


War Memorial


Modern


C20


Structure


Curved stone wall built 1946. 5 feet high and 26 feet long with stepped ends on a raised platform with two steps and two seats (now gone). There is a stone plaque on the centre of the back. "IN LOVING MEMORY OF ALL THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945". This monument, which stands opposite the WW1 cenotaph (HER 8301) is used by Jewish ex-servicemen for remembrance services.


2575


6177


NZ25756177



North East War Memorials Project (www.newmp.org.uk) G39.02

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