Tyne Improvement Commission

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Reference WMO/282982


Navigation House

Tyne Dock

South Shields

NE34 0AB


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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Other
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Oak Panels- a dedication on at the top, 3 WW1 brass plaques in a line below, and A WW2 brass plaque below the WW1 set., all in an overall oak framing Originally at the Commission Offices at Berwick Street, Newcastle upon Tyne until c1996, moved to what is now called the Port of Tyne Offices at South Shields. It is in the entrance under the stairwell here. A note of caution is that this building is now up for rent and the Port of Tyne offices are now at a different address in South Shields so the location could do with rechecking, please.
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Dedication Panel-Tyne Improvement Commission/In Honoured memory of the men/in the service of the Commission/who gave their lives in the Great War/1914-1919/ WW1 Names Plaques- [total of 56 names]/ In the frame below-ERECTED BY THEIR COLLEAGUES/ WW2 -1939-19345/[37 names in 3 columns]

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