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Wallsend Remembers

The War Memorial Monument in Wallsend Town Centre was erected in remembrance of ex employees of Wigham Richardson & Swan and Hunter shipbuilders who volunteered to fight for and died during battles in the first and second World Wars.

The grade 2 listed structure (which was vandalised by thieves who stole the bronze plaques in June 2008) has had a makeover with both the replacement of the plaques and repairs made to the inscribed stone, which has been damaged by weather and time.





Memorial Statue, Archer Street, Wallsend


Memorial Statue St Peters Church, Wallsend


Memorial Statue At Holy Cross Cemetery – Wallsend


In Memoriam Of Wallsend Heroes


Royal Navy

Baldwin B, Broom G W, Clark W, Dalton J, Duffy J A, Flynn J, Glendinning J W, Graham R, Hawthorne C, Mathison S, White H, Wilson R

Queens Own Royal

McDonald J

Northumberland Hussars

Poynter J


Davison J S, England C A, Hall J, Mewburn H, O’Connor C, Probert G, Ramsey H, Ramsbotham E, Sibbald C M, Wells C R, Cordon Highlands, Pow D

Royal Army Service Corps

Brunton C

Command Support Group

Dixon R A

Durham Light Infantry

 Burrell C

Royal Armoured Corps

Patterson C, W Yorks, Blaney W

Royal Engineers

Blakey J, Kelly J, Nicholson M

Coldstream Guards

Campion J

Royal Artillery

Birtley J, Saunders E C, Stewart T H, Flowers F, Stoddard N

Royal Northumberland Fusiliers

Milligan J, Reed J


Allison G E

Kings Own Scottish Borderers

Bayles R, Richardson H, Royal Marines, Butcher L

Unit Unknown

McConville H, Templeton N


Other Wallsend Memorial Links

(Please feel free to add your Wallsend memorial links using the comment box below)

 Thomas Walter Hagan 1929 – 2004

1 comment

  1. johnfynes

    An excellent example of a Wallsend related memorial link: Thomas & Mary Elizabeth Fynes – 1892-1959

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