Gateshead Borough Police war memorial

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Reference WMO267324


Gateshead Police Station



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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
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Lettering: Painted
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial is mounted on the wall in the foyer to the entrance of the police station.
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Memorial is possibly marble and has the heading 'GATESHEAD BOROUGH POLICE' with the names and regiments of the men killed.

Pte J. Tailford Durham Light Infantry. (James Norgett Tailford served as Pte 1529 DLI and was KIA 23.5.1915) Pte T. Scott Coldstream Guards (Thomas Alexander Scott served as Pte 16116 Coldstream Guards and was KIA 9.9.1918) Gnr R. Hill Royal Garrison Artillery (Robert Hill served as Gnr 167343 RGA and was KIA 15.4.1918) Gnr W. Smith Royal Garrison Artillery (William Smith served as Gnr 167344 RGA and D of W 7.10.1918) Hill and Smith joined the RGA the same day and have consecutive army numbers.

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