Bombardment plaque

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Reference WMO252390

Address:

Heugh Gun Battery

Hartlepool

England

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Stone of remembrance
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Stone (any)
About the memorial: A metal plaque, with gold lettering on black background, mounted on an uneven surfaced rock set on wall sloping to headland.
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Tablet marking the place the first shell fired from the German battle cruiser struck 8.10 am 16th December 1914 and the place that the first soldier was killed on British soil by enemy action in World War One

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