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Reference WMO/269481


Memorial Hall

Darras Road


Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE20 9NX


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Obelisk
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Leaded
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Obelisk raised on top of a three stage plinth. The west side of the obelisk, facing the road, is embellished with relief carving featuring a pair of rifles largely covered by a pair of flags, their poles being crossed, all surmounted by a laurel wreath
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TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF/THOSE CONNECTED WITH/ THIS PARISH OF PONTELAND/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ REST ETERNAL GRANT TO THEM O LORD/ AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE/UPON THEM. The names of those who were killed are listed on the north and south sides, including rank and regiment. The lower two stages of the plinth carries a further 24 names without further details, set below the dates 1939-1945.

Grade II (England)


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