9th Battn Durham Light Infantry TA - 1900-1945


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Reference WMO249009

Address:

Saltwell Park

East Park Road

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other monument
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: STONE WALL WITH FLANKING ARMS. TWO DEDICATORY STONE TABLETS PLACED ON THE LEFT AND RIGHT HAND SIDES OF THE WALL WITH A BENCH TO THE FAR SIDE OF THEM. SHEILD IN RELIEF IN THE CENTRE OF THE WALL
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TOP OF WALL: 5TH DURHAM/ RIFLE VOLUNTEERS LEFT HAND TABLET: IN MEMORY OF/ 1419 OFFICERS AND OTHER RANKS/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN WAR FROM 1900 TO 1945/ EACH A SON OF THE/ 9TH BATTALION/ THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY T.A./ FAITHFUL CENTRE SHIELD: AD/ 1889 RIGHT HAND TABLET: THESE STONES WERE RECOVERED FROM THE DRILL HALL IN BURT TERRACE HOME OF THE 9TH BATTALION THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY/ DEDICATED A.D. 12TH JULY 1981.

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